Poetry & Music Night: Ales Steger @ 1862 Theatre 【E-Ticket】
No.1777 Binjiang Avenue Pudong Shanghai
Aleš Šteger is a poet, essayist and novelist, writing in Slovenian. Aleš belongs to a generation of writers that started to publish right after the fall of Yugoslavia. His first poetry collection Šahovnice ur (1995) was sold out in three weeks after publication and indicated a new generation of Slovenian artists and writers.
Štegers books have been translated into 16 languages and his poems appeared in internationally renown magazines and newspapers as The New Yorker, Die Zeit, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, TLS and many others. Among other prizes and honours his English translation of Knjiga reči (Thee Book of Things, BOA Editions, 2010) won two mayor U.S. translation awards (BTBA award and AATSEL).
Victor Rodriguez Nunez
Victor Rodriguez Nunez is a Cuban poet, journalist, literary critic and translator. In addition to Cuba, he has lived in Nicaragua, Colombia, and the United States, where he is currently a Professor of Spanish at Kenyon College.
He has published fourteen books of poetry along with numerous editions of his selected poems, the most recent being "La noche mal escrita" (Bogotá, Los Torriones, 2016). His poetry has received major awards throughout the Spanish-speaking world, including the coveted Loewe International Poetry Prize in 2015, and he has read his work in over thirty countries.
Alexander Gumz is a German poet , editor , translator and organizer. His first volume of poetry, moving out with models, was published by kookbooks, Berlin in 2011. 2013 was followed by 45sec, poems on photos by Michael Mieß, at SuKuLTur, Berlin, 2015, the New York Flarf poems conspiracy cartoons in the parasite press, Cologne.
In January 2018, "barbaric expectation", poems, came out again at kookbooks, Berlin.
Zhai Yongming (born 1955) is a Chinese poet from Chengdu. After being sent away for two years during the Cultural Revolution to do manual labor in the countryside, she returned to Chengdu.
In 1981 she began to publish her poems. Poem cycles by her hand are 'Women', which was followed by such sequences as 'Jing'an Village', 'Life in This World', and 'The Designs of Death'. Her poetry collections include Women, Above All the Roses, Collected Poems of Zhai Yongming and Plain Songs in the Dark Night. She has been invited to international conferences and poetry festivals in several countries in Europe, and has lived in the United States from 1990-1992.
Duration: 80 mins (without intermission)
There is no age limit but children under 1 meter are not allowed into the venue.
ALL ATTENDEES NEED A TICKET.