EPF2019 : Norwegian Poetry Focus at Writers’ Centre Kingston
April Thursday 4th 2019: 7pm - Free entry.
The Rose Theatre. 24-26 High Street. Kingston. KT1 1HL
with readings by Jon Ståle Ritland, Morten Langeland, Silje Ree, Vilde Valerie Bjerke Torset, Maren Nygård, Alessandro Burbank, Katerina Koulouri, Harry Man, SJ Fowler, Olga Kolesnikova, Julia Rose Lewis, Marcia Knight Latter & Helena Artus.
A celebration of contemporary literary and avant-garde European poetry as the closing event of Kingston University's Writers' Centre programme for 2018 / 2019, with a special focus on contemporary Norwegian poetry and including the launch of four brand new publications.
World renowned poets visiting from across Europe read alongside European poets local to the Kingston area or currently studying at Kingston University. This reading will showcase the dynamic energy and innovation so defining of 21st European poetry - an amazing opportunity to see some of the most exciting contemporary poets from all over Europe.
The event will see the launch of four new publications by Norwegian poets, published by Sampson Low.
Jon Ståle Ritland : Orbiting the Yellow Ball
Vilde Valerie Bjerke Torset : Swallowing Feathers
Silje Ree : fleirspråkleg biverknad / multilingual side effects
Morten Langeland : to be announced
and readings by the 2019 Sampson Low Kingston University student poetry pamphlet series from Julia Rose Lewis, Marcia Knight Latter and Helena Artus.
Writer's Centre Kingston is a founding partner of The European Poetry Festival.