On Sunday 26 March 2023 at 3 PM, the new issue of the Flemish literary magazine DW B (March 2023/1) is presented at the Passaporta Festival, Brussels, Belgium. The theme of the new issue is Exil – writing away from home. Curators Sigrid Bousset, Alicja Gescinska and Ellen Van Pelt host the event and interview Sulaiman Addonia (Eritrea, Belgium) and Firoozeh Farjadnia (Iran, Netherlands). The venue is the Church Église Saint Jean Baptiste au Béguinage, Brussels.
Writing away from home: around that focus, new prose and sharp poetry was written by Sulaiman Addonia, Haile Bizen, Ege Dündar, Emad Fouad, Firoozeh Farjadnia, Ahmed Katlesh, Mehdi Moosavi, Els Snick, Milagros Socorro, Burhan Sönmez, Dimitri Strotsev and Ece Temelkuran. Outside the focus you will find new prose by Lise Delabie, Joost van Driel, Eva Gabriela, Tomias Keno and Nelson Morus. And poetry by Rozalie Hirs and Anne van den Dool. By Rozalie Hirs, the poetry cycle new time is included in DW B 2023/1 (March 2023).
DW B (Dietsche Warande & Belfort) is the largest, oldest and best-known literary magazine in Flanders. Under the editor-in-chief of Hugo Bousset, DW B grew into a laboratory for the cross-pollination of literature and other art forms, both on paper and within digital media. By connecting literature, fine art, photography, architecture and other art forms, the magazine hopes to bring a constant state of renewal and wonder. On the editorial board, talents such as Arnoud van Adrichem, Charlotte van den Broeck, Elma van Haren, Koen Peeters, Yves Petry, Johan de Boose, Fikry El Azzouzi, Alicja Gescinska, Patrick Bassant, Jens Meijen, Esohe Weyden and Peter Vermeersch work together to ensure constant quality, relevance, revelation and innovation.
Door time: 15:00
Location: Église Saint Jean Baptiste au Béguinage (Church), Place du Béguinage 2062/ Beguinage 2062, Passaporta Festival, 1000 Brussels, Belgium
Performers: Sigrid Bousset, Alicja Gescinska, Ellen Van Pelt (curators, hosts) and Sulaiman Addonia, Firoozeh Farjadnia (writers)