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Tue 23.05
20:00
passa porta
EN

poetry

poetry of loss / barddoniaeth colled

To mark the centenary of the death of Welsh poet Hedd Wyn, who was killed on the battlefields of Flanders on 31 July 1917, Literature Wales is presenting a special event exploring the life and work of Hedd Wyn, as well as other poets of the First World War and hear contemporary responses to their work. Featuring: Ifor ap Glyn (National Poet of Wales), Geert Buelens, Patrick McGuinness, Nerys Williams (in residence) and Gwyneth Glyn. Read more...

Wed 31.05
20:00 > 21:30
passa porta bookshop
7 / 5€
EN
Reserv

PRESENTATION

meet the author: jasmin b. frelih

Presentation of the book In/Tweeën (De Geus, 2017), first novel of the Slovenian author Jasmin B. Frelih, writer-in-residence at Passa Porta. Interview: Joost Vandecasteele.

Mon 12.06
18:00 > 19:00
passa porta
10 €
EN
Reserv

INTERVIEW

suzanne vega on carson mccullers

Singer-songwriter-guitarist Suzanne Vega sings on her new album – Lover, Beloved: Songs from an Evening with Carson McCullers – from the position of the American cult writer Carson McCullers. She will talk about the life and work of her literary idol, and how she translated this fascination into new songs. 

Thu 15.06
20:00 > 21:30
kaaitheater
10 / 8 €
EN

INTERVIEW

meet the author: arundhati roy

Twenty years after her hugely successful debut The God of Small Things, the Indian writer Arundhati Roy is releasing her second novel, The Ministry of Utmost Happiness.

Tue 20.06
19:30 > 21:30
passa porta salon
7 / 5 €
EN / NL

translation workshop

found in translation: rachel cantor

Translation workshop with American author Rachel Cantor. In Dutch.

Wed 21.06
19:00 > 21:00
passa porta salon
7 / 5 €
EN
Reserv

WORKSHOP

creative writing adriana ramírez - session 1

Meet Adriana E. Ramírez, writer-in-residence in Brussels, for an intensive workshop on creative writing. The workshop comprises two sessions. On 21 June the focus will be on the writing of poetry.

Wed 21.06
20:00 > 21:30
passa porta bookshop
7 / 5 €
FR
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INTERVIEW

meet the author: catherine cusset

Catherine Cusset is the first laureate of the prize ‘Liste Goncourt: Le choix de la Belgique’, awarded in December 2016 by more than 80 Belgian students. The author will look back on L’autre qu’on adorait, the prize-winning book, and her work as a whole.

Wed 28.06
19:00 > 21:00
passa porta salon
7 / 5 €
EN
Reserv

WORKSHOP

creative writing adriana ramírez - session 2

Meet Adriana E. Ramírez, writer-in-residence in Brussels, for an intensive workshop on creative writing. The workshop comprises two sessions. On 28 June the poems will be brought to life during a session on slam poetry and poetry performance. Participants will learn how to present texts to a live audience.

Sat 02.09
20:00 > 21:30
passa porta bookshop
entrée libre / vrije toegang / free entrance
FR / NL

READING

tribute to léo beeckman

Léo Beeckman has passed away on January the 25th of this year. He was a proficient and passionate literary enthusiast, always generous and eager to learn. La Promotion des lettres and Passa Porta pay tribute to him during a literary evening full of lectures and conversations.

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