viernes, 1 de junio de 2007

Poets' Corner

Poetry readings by local authors at a public square near you

On 23 June 2007, local authors will read poetry in public places as part of the poesiefestival berlin

Berlin is a city of poets and more likely than not there is one living near you. On 23 June 2007, the poesiefestival berlin is giving you the chance to get to know the poet in your area.

From 1pm, 33 authors will be reading out poems in public squares in four Berlin districts. Well-known authors and emerging talents will be giving the city a poetic makeover. The Poets' Corner event will showcase Berlin's poetic richness and the city's cultural diversity.

The eighth poesiefestival berlin will take place from 23 June to 1 July 2007. This year's main theme is the poetry of Canada and Quebec .

Kindly supported by the Berlin borough councils of Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, Marzahn-Hellersdorf, Neukölln and Pankow as well as by the Cultural Committee of German Business within the Federation of German Industries (BDI).

Saturday, 23 June 2007, from 1pm

Poets' Corner

1-3pm Pankow Freifläche by the water tower near Knaackstrasse
With Agnieszka Debska, Ricardo Domeneck, Ulrike Draesner, Norbert Hummelt, Hendrik Jackson, Jalal Sarfaraz and Donna Stonecipher

2-4pm Neuköl ln, Reuterplatz, in front of the fountain
With Timo Berger, Ann Cotten, Daniel Falb, Alexander Gumz, Björn Kuhligk, Clemens Kuhnert, Brigitte Oleschinski, Florian Voß and Jan Wagner

3-5pm Marzahn-Hellersdorf, Erholungspark Marzahn, square behind the main entrance at Eisenacher Strasse 99 (park entry costs 3/1,50 euros)
With Gerd Adloff, Margarete Groschupf, Nadja Küchenmeister, Maik Lippert, Richard Pietraß, Kathrin Schmidt and Peter Wawerzinek

4-6pm Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, Savignyplatz, in front of the Bücherbogen book shop
With Nora Bossong, Orsolya Kalász, Yaak Karsunke, Uwe Kolbe, Monika Rinck, Michael Roes, Daniela Seel, Rainer Stolz, Ernest Wichner and Britta Wolf

Free entry

Sponsored by the Capital Cultural Fund.

Boris Kruse

Literaturwerkstatt Berlin

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