During the European Literature Night authors from across the continent will write and tell TIME: an evening of stories, poetry and cinema.

WITH PARTICIPATION OF the Lithuanian poet Marius Burokas together with Jan Carson (United Kingdom), Robert G. Elekes (Romania), Kostas Gouliamos (Cyprus), Dana Grigorcea (Switzerland), Çiler İlhan (Turkey), Mustafa Kör (Flanders), Elmar Kuiper (Friesland), Svealena Kutschke (Germany), Marije Langelaar (Netherlands), Giorgio Montefosch (Italy), Jaroslav Rudiš (Czech Republic).

MODERATOR: Guido Snel, writer and lecturer in European Studies at the University of Amsterdam.

In cooperation with Lân fan taal and THE ONE MINUTES, presenting the video performance "The Same Moment Around the World"

Foto credit: Gediminas Kajėnas

Marius Burokas (1977) is a poet, translator and editor-in-chief of the valued Vilnius Review. Marius is one of the loudest and brightest voices of the younger generation. As a master of paradox, Burokas can both shock and entertain in a single line. His poetry has won a number of awards, including The Young Yotvingian literary prize and has been published in eight other languages. He is an author of 4 books. His recent book "Švaraus buvimo" (Of Clean Being) is published in 2018. His selected poetry book in English “Now I Understand” has recently been published by Parthian Books. Marius Burokas translated poetry of Charles Simic, Walter S. Merwin, William Carlos Williams, Charles Bukowski, Ted Hughes, Alan Ginsberg. Marius is a member of Lithuanian Writers’ Union. He lives in Vilnius

On Tuesday 15 May 2018, 20:00
Talepaviljoen MeM-Livingroom of Languages, Prinsentuin Leeuwarden

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NOTE: On Wednesday 16 May 2018, 20:00 the same programme will be presented in Amsterdam, Vlaams Cultuurhuis de Brakke Grond, (Nes 45, Amsterdam)


European Literature Night is organized by EUNIC Netherlands and was made possible by the European Commission. The Lithuanian contribution is supported by The Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania and Litouws Cultureel Centrum

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