From 29 May to 3 June, Poetry International will bring a choice selection of poetic voices to Rotterdam. The festival poets of the 49th PIFR are younger than ever and unafraid to wade into many a topical discussion with their poetry, whether it concerns the environment or sustainability, racism, diversity and gender, massively destabilising violence, […]
- How To Fix The Future -
Seije Slager delivered this introduction to Andrew Keen, author of 'How To Fix The Future', on May 24th in Pakhuis de Zwijger.
- A new blog series -
Poverty and Profit in the American City
In this 6 part blog series we will focus on the theme of our event with Matthew Desmond on July 4: home evictions. We will post an interview with Arjen van Veelen, three segments of his book 'Amerikanen Lopen Niet', an interview with Matthew Desmond, and a review of the exhibition at the National Building Museum in Washington based on Desmond’s book ‘Evicted'.
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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, who is now regarded as one of the most vital and original novelists of her generation, was living in a poky apartment in Baltimore, writing the last sections of her second book. She was twenty-six. “Purple Hibiscus,” published the previous fall, had established her reputation as an up-and-coming writer, but she was […]