On 26 August 2023 at 3PM, the Watou poetry festival pays homage to poet Mark van Tongele (1956-2023). Carl De Strycker, former director of Poëziecentrum, Ghent, hosts the afternoon. Koen Vergeer presents a lecture on the poetics of Mark van Tongele. Fellow poets Kurt de Boodt and Rozalie Hirs read poetry and talk about their appreciation for Mark van Tongele’s work. French chansons, performed by Sarah D’Hondt, complement the program.

Starts: 2023-08-26
Door time: 15:00 CET
Location: Watou poetry and arts festival, Watou kunstenfestival, Parochiezaal Watou, Blauwhuisstraat 5, 8978 Watou (near Poperinge), Belgium