Thu 25 September 2014

News in Short

Once again this autumn, Transpoesie will be transforming journeys on Brussels’ public transport system into a more poetic experience. 29 poems from the same number of countries – many of them European – will be distributed on posters in stations, busses, trams and metro trains. The Dutch-language contribution this year is a poem from Charleroi. 10 Poems, the citybook by Erik Lindner.

Radio LibrosWith the citybooks by Use Lahoz and Ángeles Caso, the first Spanish-language stories in the project have arrived to read and to listen to. Did you know that deBuren has many more Spanish-language audio books? Discover Radio Libros here.



worst atte jongstra Atte Jongstra, author of citybooks about Venice and Hasselt-Genk, will be a guest speaker on the 16 November at deBuren in the programme Nieuwe maatjes. The 22 October, Jongstra presents his new novel Worst (Sausage). He's not the only auhtor to be inspired by sausages. Marlene Van Niekerk dedicated a complete chapter to them in her citybook about Stellenbosch: On dragon’s teeth, goody two-poops, connoisseurs and sausage: a Stellenbosch medley for voice and upright, with two intermezzos, backed by historical rustling.

Peter Holvoet Hanssen
wrote a citybook about Ostend. The Belgian coastal city also plays an important role in his newest novel Zoutkrabber expedities (Salt Scraper Expeditions). On September 25th and 27th, deBuren presented the book in Ostend and in Brussels.



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