Charlotte Van den Broeck at Newcastle University
We'll be hearing from two leading European poets, Charlotte Van den Broeck (Belgium) and Jan Wagner (Germany).
Charlotte Van den Broeck has published two collections of poetry, Kameleon (Arbeiderspers, 2015), which was awarded the Herman de Coninck debut prize for poetry, and Nachtroer (Arbeiderspers, 2017), which was nominated for the VSB Poetry Prize 2018, the most important Dutch language poetry prize. These two volumes are combined in Chameleon | Nachtroer (Bloodaxe Books, 2020).
Jan Wagner is a German poet, literary critic and translator and has published six collections, including Self-Portrait with a Swarm of Bees (Arc Publications, 2015), translated by Iain Galbraith and winner of the Popescu European Poetry Translation Prize 2015. Other awards include the Ernst Meister Prize (2005), the Wilhelm Lehmann Prize (2009), the Friedrich Hölderlin Prize (2011) and the Mörike Prize (2015).
Date/Time: Wednesday 4 March, 7.15pm
Venue: The Literature and Philosophical Society (Loftus Room), 23 Westgate Road, NE1 1SE.
About the author(s)
Charlotte Van den Broeck (b. 1991) is a Belgian novelist and poet. Van den Broeck was acclaimed as one of Europe's most innovative and original new voices in poetry. Her debut volume Chameleon was published in 2015, with its sequel Nachtroer two years later. These two volumes are combined in...
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