Tue 07 May 2013

citybooks news in short

Sander Buyck (citybooks Charleroi) will exhibit his series Rendez-vous au Paradis – Fading Portraits of Palestinian martyrs at the Norbertijnerkapel in Ghent. The opening is on the 25th of May, from 18:00. You can read an article in MO* (in Dutch) about the project and its subject, Palestinian torturers, here. Buyck’s citybooks photos are on show at the Brakke Grond until the 2nd of June. See also www.sanderbuyck.be

Erik Lindner was a guest at VPRO’s de Avonden on the 16th of April to talk about his citybook Charleroi. 10 Poems. He spoke with Wim Noordhoek, and read from his citybook. Listen again to the broadcast here

Bouke Billiet (citybooks Semarang) was a guest in Budapest on the 4th of May for a day of Dutch-language literature. He discussed his experiences as a citybooks author with Jaap Faber (citybooks Bucharest). Listen to the podcasts from Palm Leaves and Promises and Be Sure to Take Your Own Bicycle Pump.


During The Night of European Literature in Brussels on the 16th of May, and among the evening’s many guests, you’ll have the chance to discover a number of writers that have previously written either citybooks or Radio Books: Benno Barnard (Radio book The Pendant), Saskia de Coster (Radio book Pulling a Crocodile by the Tongue) en citybook A hundred and forty kilos of love), Jeroen Olyslaegers (Radio book God is quick to punish en citybooks Another cheek en This is where you begin again), Joseph Pearce (Radio book Legacy) en Maud Vanhauwaert (citybook Lublin's Stations of the Cross). More information www.literaturenights.eu/2013



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