Ars Interpres Poery Festival
October 4 - 6, 2007

The third Ars Interpres poetry festival will take place in Stockholm 
from 4-6 October 2007. The festival brings together many poets 
from Sweden,  Singapore and other countries for a series of literary
events at several venues around the city. 

The poets, who will read from their work, give talks and launch new 
issue of Ars Interpres journal, include Toh Hsien Min, Tim Liardet
Heng Siok Tian, Yeow Kai Chai, Yong Shu Hoong, Petter Lindgren,
Lasse Söderberg, Ulrikka S. Gernes, Aris Fioretos, and Mario Susko. 

Les Murray: Poetry Reading in Stockholm

Time: May 20, 2007, 19.15

Place: Stora salen, S:ta Eugenia Katolska Församling, 
Kungsträdgårdsgatan 12.

Les Murray, an internationally acclaimed Australian poet,  will read 
from his new book, "The Biplane Houses," just released by Carcanet.

Les Murray is one of the greatest contemporary poets writing in English.
His work has been published in ten languages. 

Les Murray has won many literary awards, including the Grace Leven 
Prize (1980 and 1990), the Petrarch Prize (1995), and the prestigious 
TS Eliot Award (1996). In 1999 he was awarded the Queens Gold
Medal for Poetry on the recommendation of Ted Hughes 

Ars Interpres Poery Festival
October 5 - 9, 2006

2006 Reading Schedule

Thursday, October 5: 
 6:00 pm 
Giannina Braschi and Tess O’Dwyer give a talk and reading at the Spanish department of Stockholm University
 7:00 pm 
Ewa Lipska launches her bilingual book of poetry, The Holy Order of Tourists, at the Polish Institute. 
Book launch hosted by  Ryszard Reisner

Friday, October 6: 
 6:30 - 9.30 pm 
/MAIN READING/ Most of participants 
in the festival read at the Kulturhuset. 
Fiona Sampson, John Kinsella, Giannina Braschi, Tess O’Dwyer,
Per Wästberg, Augustus Young, Ewa Lipska, Aleksandr Kushner, 
Elena Ushakova, Alan Shaw, Gunnar Harding, Tomas Venclova, 
Leonard Schwartz,  Darius Pacak, Ryszard Reisner, Ilya Bernstein,
Håkan Sandell, Hildred Crill
Reading hosted by Hildred Crill

Saturday, October 7: 
  1:00 pm 
Reading aboard the ship ‘Constantia’.
Huvudsta strand, Solna
Daniel Weissbort , Fiona Sampson, Giannina Braschi, Tess O’Dwyer,
Tomas Venclova, Håkan Sandell, Ilya Bernstein, Hildred Crill

  2.30 pm 
Giannina Braschi, Gunnar Harding, Fiona Sampson, 
Leonard Schwartz,  and Håkan Sandell read 
at the Svenskt Tenn

  4.00 pm 
Tomas Venclova, Aleksandr Kushner, Regina Derieva, 
Ilya Bernstein, and Elena Ushakova read at S:ta Eugenia 
(Kungsträdgårdsgatan 12)

  5:00 pm 
Reading aboard the ship ‘Constantia’. 
The Evert Taube’s terrace near the Town Hall 
Augustus Young, Ewa Lipska, Alan Shaw, 
Juris Kronbergs, Ryszard Reisner, Jim Potts, 
Darius Pacak, Karl-Erik Tallmo 

Sunday, October 8: 
 12:30 pm 
Ewa Lipska, Dariusz Pacak, John Kinsella, 
Jim Potts, and Daniel Weissbort launch their bilingual 
books of poetry at the Medelhavsmuseet 
(Mediterranean Museum)

Monday, October 9: 
 11:00 am John Kinsella give a talk and reading 
at the English Department of Stockholm 

We are grateful to the Swedish Academy for their past 
and continued support of our events.

Intersecting Senses

The vernissage of Arcady Kotler's instalation Intersecting Senses
took place in the head office of the Ports of Stockholm
on Thursday, January 19th 2006

At the Point of Crossing

(left to right)   Juris Kronbergs, Hildred Crill, Daniel Weissbort, 
Johann Hjalmarsson, Bengt Jangfeldt, Andrey Gritsman, Gleb Shulpyakov,
Valentina Polukhina, Les Murray at the poetry reading 
“Poetiska Skärningspunkter” (At the Point of Crossing) 
in the Nordic Museum (Stockholm, October 2004). 
Photographer: Petra Isaksson

Les Murray

Aris Fioretos

Gleb Shulpyakov and Hildred Crill

Daniel Weissbort and Regina Derieva



October 2006 
Festival Program

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