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agenda

Wed 03.05
11:00
hôtel de ville bruxelles / stadhuis brussel
entrée libre / vrije toegang
EN / FR / NL

reading

hommage to the deceased street dwellers of brussels

Geert van Istendael, Serge Meurant and Ramón Neto, members of the Brussels Poetry Collective, will read their new "Litany for 72 deceased street dwellers of Brussels" during the annual commemoration ceremony at the City Hall.

Thu 04.05
20:00 > 21:30
passa porta bookshop
7 / 5 €
FR
Reserv

READING | INTERVIEW | MUSIC

camille de toledo, lecture musicale

Drawing on his book Le Livre de la faim et de la soif, Camille de Toledo presents a portrait of this century of insanity, savagery and joy. Alternating between readings set to music and moments of conversation, Camille de Toledo recounts the history of the twenty-first century by means of revised tales and myths that bring together Moses and Borges, the four musketeers and the women of Arabia …

Wed 10.05
20:00 > 21:30
passa porta salon
7 / 5€
NL
Reserv

BOOK CLUB WITH THE AUTHOR

read & meet: roaring nineties, jannah loontjens

A reading club with a twist, at a Read & Meet you get the chance to discuss the book with the author himself. During this meeting, we will discuss Roaring Nineties by Jannah Loontjens. In Dutch.

Tue 16.05
20:00 > 21:30
passa porta bookshop
7 / 5 €
FR
Reserv

INTERVIEW | DEBATE

piotr pazinski & agata tuszynska

Bruno Schulz is one of the most important voices of Polish literature from the interwar period. The two writers we have invited, Agata Tuszyńska and Piotr Paziński, are both among his heirs. With them, Małgorzata Smorąg-Goldberg (Paris IV Sorbonne), a leading expert on Schulz, will explore the expression of Schulz’s legacy, its permanence, how it has been reinvented and transformed.

Wed 17.05
20:00 > 21:30
passa porta bookshop
entrée libre / vrije toegang / free entrance
FR / NL

READING

tribute to léo beeckman

Léo Beeckman has passed away on January the 25th of this year. He was a proficient and passionate literary enthusiast, always generous and eager to learn. La Promotion des lettres and Passa Porta pay tribute to him during a literary evening full of lectures and conversations.

Sat 20.05
11:00 > 12:00
de groene waterman - antwerpen
gratis | gratuit | free
EN

BRUNCH

literary brunch with jasmin b. frelih

Over coffee and croissants, get to know the work of Slovenian writer Jasmin B. Frelih, writer-in-residence at Passa Porta and a striking new voice in contemporary European literature. Your host will be Balkans buff Sven Peeters.

Tue 23.05
20:00
passa porta
EN

poetry

poetry of loss / barddoniaeth colled

To mark the centenary of the death of Welsh poet Hedd Wyn, who was killed on the battlefields of Flanders on 31 July 1917, Literature Wales is presenting a special event exploring the life and work of Hedd Wyn, as well as other poets of the First World War and hear contemporary responses to their work. Featuring: Ifor ap Glyn (National Poet of Wales), Geert Buelens, Patrick McGuinness and Gwyneth Glyn. Read more...

Wed 31.05
20:00 > 21:30
passa porta bookshop
7 / 5€
EN
Reserv

PRESENTATION

meet the author: jasmin b. frelih

Presentation of the book In/Tweeën (De Geus, 2017), first novel of the Slovenian author Jasmin B. Frelih, writer-in-residence at Passa Porta. 

Thu 15.06
20:00 > 21:30
kaaitheater
10 / 8 €
EN

INTERVIEW

meet the author: arundhati roy

Twenty years after her hugely successful debut The God of Small Things, the Indian writer Arundhati Roy is releasing her second novel, The Ministry of Utmost Happiness.

Tue 20.06
19:30 > 21:30
passa porta salon
7 / 5 €
EN / NL

translation workshop

found in translation: rachel cantor

Translation workshop with American author Rachel Cantor. In Dutch.

Wed 21.06
19:00 > 21:00
passa porta salon
7 / 5 €
EN
Reserv

WORKSHOP

creative writing adriana ramírez - session 1

Meet Adriana E. Ramírez, writer-in-residence in Brussels, for an intensive workshop on creative writing. The workshop comprises two sessions. On 21 June the focus will be on the writing of poetry.

Wed 21.06
20:00 > 21:30
passa porta bookshop
7 / 5 €
FR
Reserv

INTERVIEW

meet the author: catherine cusset

Catherine Cusset is the first laureate of the prize ‘Liste Goncourt: Le choix de la Belgique’, awarded in December 2016 by more than 80 Belgian students. The author will look back on L’autre qu’on adorait, the prize-winning book, and her work as a whole.

Wed 28.06
19:00 > 21:00
passa porta bookshop
7 / 5 €
EN
Reserv

WORKSHOP

creative writing adriana ramírez - session 2

Meet Adriana E. Ramírez, writer-in-residence in Brussels, for an intensive workshop on creative writing. The workshop comprises two sessions. On 28 June the poems will be brought to life during a session on slam poetry and poetry performance. Participants will learn how to present texts to a live audience.

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