Poetry International Festival 2019 in some minutes

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James Noël (Haïti)

Extract from Kana Sütra

James Noël (Haiti)

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Charles Bernstein (VS)

Our United Fates

Charles Bernstein (USA)

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Sayaka Osaki (Japan)

The Terrorists

Sayaka Osaki (Japan)

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Judith Herzberg (Nederland)

'She paints what she cannot eat'

Judith Herzberg (THe Netherlands)

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Santiago Vera (Peru)

These processes take time

Santiago Vera (Peru)

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Vahni Capildeo (VK)

Utter

Vahni Capildeo (UK)

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Zheng Xiaoqiong (China)

HU ZHIMIN

Zheng Xiaoqiong (China)

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Rita Dove (VS)

Canary

Rita Dove (USA)

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Raúl Zurita (Chili)

Cities of water (III)

Raúl Zurita (Chile)

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Antjie Krog (Zuid-Afrika)

'N MISSIE VIR DIE NUWE VERBOND

Antjie Krog (South Africa)

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Lieke Marsman (Nederland)

Identity politics are a fad, you say

Lieke Marsman (The Netherlands)

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The Last Poets & Metropole Orkest

She is

The Last Poets & Metropole Orkest

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The Last Poets & Metropole Orkest

Understand What Black Is

The Last Poets & Metropole Orkest

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Patricia Lockwood (VS)

What is the zoo for what

Patricia Lockwood (USA)

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Fiston Mwanza Mujila (Congo / VK)

Kasala for myself

Fiston Mwanza Mujila (Congo / UK)

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Ulrike Almut Sandig (Duitsland)

News about the German language, A.D. 2026

Ulrike Almut Sandig (Germany)

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Marieke Lucas Rijneveld (Nederland)

Scared hares weigh the most

Marieke Lucas Rijneveld (Netherlands)

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Kayo Chingonyi (Zambia / VK)

Blues for Albert 'Prodigy' Johnson & Carl 'Haystee' Samuel

Kayo Chingonyi (Zambia / UK)

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Jules Deelder (Nederland)

Death

Jules Deelder (Netherlands)

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Tom Lanoye (België)

Programme

Tom Lanoye (Belgium)

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Lea Schneider (Duitsland)

Autumn in Nánjing

Lea schneider (Germany)

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Galina Rymboe (Rusland)

There is a monster living in my ovary

Galina Rymbu (Russia)

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Frank Báez (Dominicaanse Republiek)

Self portrait

Frank Báez (Dominican Republic)

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Mona Kareem (Koeweit / VS)

Eulogies for futures to come

Mona Kareem (Kuwait / USA)

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Location

The 50th Poetry International Festival will kick-off on 13 June in the Main Auditorium of de Doelen. On 14, 15 and 16 June most events will take place in or around the Jurriaanse zaal. De Doelen is situated within walking distance of Rotterdam Central Station

Entrance Main Auditorium – Schouwburgplein 50, Rotterdam
Entrance Jurriaanse zaal – Kruisplein 30, Rotterdam

Sponsors

Nederlands Letterenfonds
Gemeente Rotterdam
Droom en Daad
Lira Fonds
Stichting Dioraphte
Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds
Rotterdam Festivals
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Ludo Pieters Gastschrijversfonds   /   Volkskracht   /   Erasmusstichting   /   G. Ph. Verhagen-Stichting   /   Maatschappij tot Nut van't Algemeen   /   Stichting verzameling van Wijngaarden-Boot   /   We Jansenfonds