Agenda


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Jeudi

Thursday

24

Mai/May

18:30

DISCO SOUR: book launch at Beurscafé with Librebook

Join us at Beurscafé to celebrate the publication of DISCO SOUR, a speculative fiction novel from Giuseppe Porcaro, published by Unbound. In DISCO SOUR a dating app addict politician embarks on an existential odyssey to save democracy. Bastian Balthazar Bux is a leading member of The Federation®, the European network of civil society and local governments. In the aftermath of a continental civil-war, nation-states have collapsed, the European Union™ holds on, preventing anarchy... The book has been awarded the second prize “Altiero Spinelli Prize for Outreach: Spreading Knowledge about Europe” from the European Union in 2018 and will be available at Librebook.

Sour disco served by DJ ATHOME. Sour drinks by Beurscafé. Bookstand by Librebook.

VENUE: Beurscafé, Rue Auguste Ortsstraat 20-28, 1000 Brussels (NOT at Librebook!)

Also in Berlin on 31st May  with the presentation of Ulrike Guérot and Librebook stand!



Vendredi

Friday

25

Mai/May

18:30

[ES, EN] Poesía, música y tapas con Magdalena Sanchez Blesa

A poetry reading in Spanish with Magdalena Sanchez Blesa, accompanied by music and tapas!
EN: Magdalena is author and artist who defines herself as "
poeta de aceras y de patios".

 "Instrucciones a mis hijos" ("Instructions to my children") is the fourth collection of poems that she published, a book full of thoughts and reflections, born of the intention of leaving a moral and emotional legacy to her three children, a vital heritage that has become universal. This collection of poems is a defense at all costs of resilience, the ability to fight and pursue the goals that everybody has in life. Although rather than objectives, they are dreams ...
ES:  Magdalena e
studió Filología Hispánica y Arte Dramático, pero su auténtica vocación es la poesía. «Soy poeta de aceras y de patios», se define.. Actriz y productora de cine, sacó adelante el proyecto de la película Las aventuras de Moriana, rodada en su restaurante, donde se gana la vida. “Instrucciones a mis hijos” es el cuarto poemario que publica, un libreto lleno de pensamientos y reflexiones, que nacen de la intención de dejar un legado moral y emocional a sus tres hijos, una herencia vital, aunque quizá por lo cercano y familiar se ha convertido en universal. Esta recopilación de poemas es una defensa a ultranza de la resiliencia, de la capacidad de lucha y de persecución de los objetivos que cada uno se marque en la vida. Aunque más que objetivos, son sueños ...



Jeudi

Thursday

31

Mai/May

18:30

"Lo spirito del suono":  reading, percussions & cocktails

Performance with reading (Italian), percussions and cocktails with David Santoro (reading & cocktails) and Fernando Seral Giravent (percussions).



Mercredi

Wednesday

6

Juin/June

18:00

&

19:00

18:00 "Snapshots of the Boy" / Le garçon en Polaroïds" by Shaun Levin

19:00 "Workshop: Tonight You Make a Book with Pictures"

Librebook hosts Shaun Levin's first presentation and workshop in Brussels. Come and share some inspirational time with us!
At 18:00 Shaun will present his book "Snapshots of the boy, translated into French by Etienne Gomez and published by Éditions Signes et Balises ("Le garçon en Polaroïds).

 

After a drink with the author, at around 19:00, Shaun will run a practical workshop and discussion on how to make a book out of photographs and text. Let's discover different ways to create a chapbook, a photobook, or even a novel using photographs as a starting point. We'll look at the work of different writers and artists, and also create a maquette for your own book. Bring along 12 photographs and a willingness to experiment. Participation to the book presentation is free. Workshop fee: 20 euros.
About the author. Shaun has been teaching writing for over twenty years in colleges, schools, adult education and other settings, and run workshops in art galleries, bookshops, cafés, parks, a cemetery, and a zoo. He was the founding editor of the literary journal Chroma and the director of Treehouse Press, and is now the editor of The A3 Review. Shaun is author of Writing Maps, creative tools supporting your writing skills, on sale at Librebook.

 

 



Jeudi Thursday

7

Juin/June

18:30

Literary News from Ukraine

A intercultural meeting about nowadays literary and publishing scene in Ukraine and its relations with Flemish literarature, organised in cooperation with the association “Promote Ukraine”. More information will follow.

 

 



Jeudi Thursday

14

Juin/June

18:30

"Le Train"

Rencontre avec les auteurs primés au Concours de Nouvelles Zone Critique / Le Soupirail autour du thème "Le Train".
La coupure – Vanya Chokrollahi / Souffrance nocturne – Alexis Dumélie / La fin du voyage – Michel Evens/Faux mouvement – Ariane Issartel / Vers la mer d’Azov – Matéo Lavina / Toi qui pâlissais au nom de Lucia Rios – Fabrice Schurmans

 

 



Coming in June

 

9.6 Bontà Italiane à Ixelles: visitez notre stand et découvrez notre sélection de livres de cuisine et de vin. Dégustation et vente de vin italien.

16.6 Présentation de Scirocco Wine Festival avec dégustation de vin sicilien, maltais, grec, tunisien, espagnol et turc.