2024, calendar, poetry events

performance – poetry festival roeselare, belgium

On Sunday 24 November 2024 from 17:00 CET onwards, the fourth edition of the International Poetry Festival takes place in Roeselare, Belgium. The theme of this edition is spirituality. About a dozen guest poets read from their own work and respond to Guido Gezelle’s poem ‘Als de ziele luistert’. Among […]

2024, calendar, music concerts

new work (2024), ensemble klang, amare, the hague

On 16 October 2024, Ensemble Klang presents a new work by Rozalie Hirs at Amare/Nieuwe Kerk, The Hague. The new work was commissioned by the ensemble. Ensemble Klang consists of Saskia Lankhoorn (piano), Pete Harden (guitars, artistic director), Anton van Houten (trombone, director), Erik-Jan de With (saxophones), Michiel van Dijk […]

2024, calendar, poetry events

performance – leiden poetry night, de burcht

On Friday evening, June 21, 2024, midsummer night, Rozalie Hirs is one of the guest poets during the Leidse Poëzienacht (Leiden Poetry Night) in the Burcht, Leiden. She will read from her new collection of dagtekening van liefdesvormen (Querido, 2024). The complete program will follow in early May. Be welcome! […]

2024, calendar, poetry events

presentation monument for ilse starkenburg

On Friday afternoon, April 19, 2024 at 15:00 CET, a new sculpture by visual artist Timon Hagen is presented at Zoutkeetsplein, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The monument in memory of the poet Ilse Starkenburg, contains a selection of her work. In addition, there is an exhibition in the window galleries of […]

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bringing memories to life – review helena van praet, poëziekrant, ghent, belgium

March 28, 2024. The latest issue of the Poëziekrant (Poetry Newspaper) 2/2024 contains, among many other things, Helena Van Praet’s beautiful review, ‘Bringing memories to life through sprinkle speech,’ about the poetry collection dagtekening van liefdesvormen (Querido, 2024) by Rozalie Hirs. Van Praet writes: “Hirs makes use of an impressive […]

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bee sage (2023), klassiek in simonshaven

On Friday, March 22, 2024, at 8:00 PM, bass clarinetist Fie Schouten and cellist Katharina Gross perform the recital My Wild Garden during the Klassiek in Simonshaven concert series at the White Church, Lageweg 1, Simonshaven. The concert is organized by Theater De Stoep, Spijkenisse. The program includes, among other […]

2024, calendar, dutch, news, poetry books

dagtekening van liefdesvormen (2024)

27 January 2024. dagtekening van liefdesvormen (2024) is the ninth Dutch-language collection of poetry by Rozalie Hirs, published by Querido|Singel Publishers. The new collection is published during the national Poetry Week (25-31 January 2024). The book design is by Michaël Snitker. contents 1. poems from dagtekening van liefdesvormen 2. events […]