European Poetry Festival 2023: Austrian Poetry Celebration

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European Poetry Festival 2023: Austrian Poetry Celebration

  • Thu 27 Apr 2023
  • 7:00PM

A night of performance and poetry as three of Austria’s most remarkable contemporary poets come to London.

Join Franziska Füchsl, Agnes Schneidewind and Esther Strauss presenting brand new collaborations, exclusively made for the evening, with British compatriots.
A celebration of cross-genre and cross-lingual literature of the most original kind, exploring what is possible in live literature in the 21st century.

Come by and experience the unusual energy and innovation of the contemporary Austrian literary scene live on stage.

With new poetry and performance collaborations on the night by

  • Franziska Füchsl and Mary Paterson
  • Agnes Schneidewind and Stephen Emmerson
  • Esther Strauss and SJ Fowler

In addition, new short collaborations from other European poets in pairs make up the remainder of the event, with

  • Regina Dürig and Ollie Evans
  • Haris Psarras and Daniel Kramb
  • David Spittle and Alessandro Burbank
  • Wiebke Leister and Tomasz Mielcarek

This is the sixth Austrian celebration at the European Poetry festival, following five sold out nights of performance from 2018 to 2022. This event is not to be missed - a celebration of both literary and experimental poetry, live, representing one of Europe’s most remarkable poetry scenes.

This event will also see the launch of My Haarschwund by Franziska Füchsl

More info: Austria — European Poetry Festival


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