authors’ texts

The archives with written assignments for Passa Porta programmes can be found below. The texts of our writers-in-residence, written as a reminder of their stay, can be found here.
Also be sure not to miss our book publications.



Passa Porta's Noble Prize 2017: Marguerite Yourcenar

  • Eulogy by Véronique Bergen (in French)

Passa Porta Lecture 2017

Passa Porta Festival

Arash Chakeri (ICORN), Letter from an unknown writer in Brussels in 2017 to an unknown writer in Brussels in 2117



Passa Porta Seminar 2016: Need & Necessity

Khaled Khalifa @ Kunstenfestivaldesarts 20.5.2016 at Passa Porta



Poetry and Crisis (Transpoesie) 29.10.2015 at Passa Porta


Passa Porta Lecture 19.10.2015 at Passa Porta


Passa Porta Festival 2015

  • Opening speech by J.M.G. Le Clézio (in French), on 26.3.2015 in BOZAR



10 Years of Passa Porta (2014)


Passa Porta Seminar 2014: The Time of the Author


Passa Porta Lecture, 25.9.2013

Passa Porta Festival 2013 - imagine!



Grand Hotel Europa - A tribute to literary translation

Passa Porta Festival 2011