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 at Stanza Poetry Festival
Five O'Clock Verses with a reading by Charlotte Van Den Broeck
Jan Baeke at Stanza Poetry Festival
Join us at the Border Crossings reading with Jan Baeke and Hanan Issa. Hear from two poets whose writing explores and tests the rules of living with a perceived identity.
Edward van de Vendel at Imagine Children's Festival
Playground of Poems: a reading from Super Guppy by Edward van de Vendel.
The sea, the sea, the seaaaaaa: writing workshop
Miek Zwamborn and Hagar Peeters: The sea, the sea, the seaaaaaa: writing workshop at Poetry in Aldeburgh.
Hagar Peeters at Poetry in Aldeburgh
Hagar Peeters reads poems from her new collection at Poetry in Aldeburgh
Julia Blackburn and Miek Zwamborn at Poetry in Aldeburgh
Julia Blackburn and Miek Zwamborn at Poetry in Aldeburgh.
Man Animal Thing
Partly inspired by Chaka, a famous South African novel from 1931, written by Thomas Mofolo, the book charts the imaginary progress of the nineteenth-century statesman and tyrant, Shaka Zulu (1787-1828). Structured around a series of daydreams and major events in Zulu’s life, the poet extracts Zulu from the historical past…
City of Sandcastles
Translations included in this collection have appeared in many international journals, but this is the first collection to appear in English. Peeters’ language is shaped by a strong physicality, marked by deliberately halting rhythms and playful shifts in tone. Much of her work examines the subtleties of human motivation, without…
The Sexy storm
Dutch writer Edward van de Vendel, well-known for his young adult novels and children's books, explores the thrills and chills of adolescent love in these tender, playful, passionate poems. From the exhilaration of first meetings to the emptiness of a relationship's termination, The Sexy Storm is a collection of modern…
I'll Root for You and other poems
This delightful poetry collection is the perfect cheerleader for young athletes... especially ones who may not be the most athletic. Edward van de Vendel introduces readers to a world where elephants figure skate, frogs win the Diversity Olympics, and a pig quits the football team for gymnastics, even though everyone…
51 short poems that each present a unique and fresh look on the most ordinary things of daily life.