Yugen Blakrok at the 20th poesiefestival berlin 2019 © Mirko Lux

24th poesiefestival berlin: no one is an island


More than 150 artists from over 30 countries will present contemporary poetry. The programme offers evenings on Writing Violence, Writing Identities, Writing Motherhood and Spoken Word Poetry, poetry talks with artists from the Junge Akademie, among others, numerous readings in the Buchengarten, concerts, a poetry market and participatory formats for all age groups.

9 — 16 Jun

With Arooj Aftab, Takako Arai, Julian Talamantez Brolaski, Kim Hyesoon, Meena Kandasamy, Eileen Myles, Alice Notley et al. 

In cooperation with poesiefestival berlin / Haus für Poesie

In English and German

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