soon

Tue 16.02 | 20:00 > 21:30
passa porta
€ 7 / 5
EN
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meet the author

nell zink

For fifteen years, American author Nell Zink wrote novels and stories for a single penfriend, the Israeli postmodern poet Avner Shats. A second reader would later convince her to finally make her debut: Jonathan Franzen.

Thu 18.02 | 20:00 > 21:30
passa porta
€ 7 / 5
EN

READING CLUB

read & meet : richard ford

‘Read & Meet @ Passa Porta’ with Richard Ford. An exceptional encounter, in a small group, with this giant of American literature.

SOLD OUT

Sat 20.02 | 20:00 > 21:30
passa porta
€ 7 / 5
FR
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meet the author

mathias énard

Meet Mathias Enard, auteur van Boussole, Prix Goncourt 2015.

Tue 23.02 | 20:00 > 21:30
passa porta
€ 7 / 5
EN
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meet the author

yann martel

Yann Martel, author of the unstoppable bestseller Life of Pi, will present his latest novel, The High Mountains of Portugal, and will be in conversation with journalist and writer Kathy Mathys.

Wed 24.02 | 20:00 > 21:30
passa porta
€ 7 / 5
FR / NL
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book launch

écrire bruxelles / brussel schrijven

Book launch of the bilingual publication Ecrire Bruxelles / Brussel schrijven, on the city as a (literary) source of inspiration. In French and in Dutch...

Fri 26.02 | 18:00 > 19:30
librarie tulitu
FR

meet céline huyghebaert

Céline Huyghebaert is a writer and artist from Quebec, specialized in creating artist books and fanzines, and currently in residence at Passa Porta. In an interview with Ysaline Parisis (Focus/Le Vif), she will disclose her latest work, which will be exhibited in the Tulitu bookshop from 26 February till 11 March.

Tue 01.03 | 20:00 > 22:00
passa porta
€ 7 / 5
AR / NL
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guest programme

pen polyphonic

PEN Vlaanderen presents a literary and musical evening with seven migrant writers from Iraq, Sudan, Palestine and Syria. They now live in Brussels, Antwerp or Ghent and have an established reputation as writers elsewhere. With texts by Annelies Verbeke, Adnan Adil, Hazim Kamaledin, Nisma Al Aklouk, Alhadi Agabaldour, Zuher Aljobory, Majid Matrood, Abduallah Maksour and Joke van Leeuwen...

Thu 03.03 | 20:00
passa porta
€ 7 / 5
FR / NL
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book launch

émile verhaeren’s anarchism

Presentation of Emile Verhaeren Inédit, a new book by David Gullentops (VUB), on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the death of the great French-speaking Flemish poet Emile Verhaeren...

Sun 06.03 | 14:00>18:00 / 19:00>20:30
passa porta
€ 5 vanaf / à partir de / from 19:00
e.a. / EN / FR / IT / NL
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readers’ tribute / passa porta’s noble prize

tribute to pasolini

Forty years after his death, dozens of known and unknown Pasolini admirers recite and comment on their favourite passage from his literary work. With Paul Magnette, members of the Brussels Poetry Collective, René de Ceccatty, Pasolini's cousin Graziella Chiarcossi and many others...

Mon 07.03 | 20:00 > 21:30
passa porta
€ 7 / 5
FR
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room for reflection

jean-claude milner

Jean-Claude Milner will discuss the figure of the man of letters, which once constituted a necessary condition of modernity but has now become something that we would do better to rid ourselves of.

Tue 08.03 | 20:00 > 21:30
passa porta
€ 7 / 5
FR
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meet the author

maylis de kerangal

How does reality crash into the work of a writer? What mental landscape does writing draw one into? What power does the novel have over space and time? A meeting with the French writer Maylis de Kerangal

Mon 14.03 | 20:00 > 21:30
passa porta
€ 5
FR
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reading club

littératures européennes: bohumir hrabal

"Littératures européennes" is the French-speaking book club hosted by author Caroline Lamarche. This penultimate meeting focuses on Bohumir Hrabal's Moi qui ai servi le roi d’Angleterre.

Tue 15.03 | 12:40 > 13:30
Museum voor Schone Kunsten / Musée des Beaux-Arts
€ 6 / 3
FR

MIDIS LITTÉRAIRES

partir - récital

A creation on the theme of migration by Geneviève Damas, Laurence Vielle and Vincent Granger

Tue 22.03 | 12:40 > 13:30
Museum voor Schone Kunsten / Musée des Beaux-Arts
€ 6 / 3
FR

MIDIS LITTÉRAIRES

colette et le monstre maternel

Together with Christine Aventin and Inès Dubuisson will have a look at some of the 650 letters exchanged between Colette senior and Colette junior, and we will shed light on the role played by fiction and identity in the relationship between mother and daughter.

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