Tag: poetry

Robert Simonišek: “I think all writing should be the expression of inner necessity and that poetry, essay, prose are just different forms to express essential things”

Robert Simonišek was born in 1977, in Slovenia. He is a writer, poet and art historian. He has been a tour guide for several years. After achieving PhD in Art History, he taught at University of Ljubljana. At the end of October, he was invited at the 6th edition of the International Festival of Literature in Timișoara. Citeşte tot articolul

Anna Axfors: “Loneliness can arrive suddenly, but you shouldn’t use it to make your life more boring or sadder than it already is”

One of the most important events of this summer, especially for the young public, was the "Zona nouă" International Student Festival in Sibiu. Organized by the editors of the magazine with the same name and supported by the "Lucian Blaga" University, the festival, which reached its third edition this year, aims to promote young poets both from Romania and from abroad. The readings and the debates included in this edition's official program managed to create not only an intercultural dialogue between the guests and the audience, but also an engaging atmosphere, proving that poetry can still be, and not just for only a few people, an actual way of life. Citeşte tot articolul

“Bucharest nowadays is beautiful, isn’t it?” radio-poetry-performance de și cu: Denisa Duran [RO] & Bruno Pisek [AU]

”Bucharest nowadays is beautiful, isn't it?” - două puncte de vedere asupra orașului: al străinului și al locuitorului, pe parcursul mai multor ani, comprimate într-un performance de o oră. Bucureștiul descris în trei limbi: română, germană și engleză. Un dialog poetic despre identitate, istorie, libertate şi dictatură, iubire, viața de zi cu zi, prezentul reconstruit după un trecut acerb. Citeşte tot articolul

Interviu cu Immanuel Mifsud

Interview with Immanuel Mifsud: „I’m always embarrassed to say how I became a writer”

Immanuel Mifsud is a very well-known Maltese writer. Moreover, he is considered to be the leading writer of the Maltese Generation-X. He started to write when he was sixteen, both prose and poetry. Some of his works have been translated and published in a number of European countries and USA. He also worked with experimental theatre groups, directing his own plays and later works by Chekhov, Dario Fo, Max Frisch, Federico Garcia Lorca, Harold Pinter, etc.  Citeşte tot articolul