Canadian Poetry / Poésie du Québec – VERSschmuggel / reVERSible

June 06

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For one week, 18 authors from Canada, Quebec and German-speaking countries will translate each other’s poems into new versions that are both faithful and original. As part of the overnight VERSschmuggel/ reVERSible event, the results of these efforts will be presented to the public.


This Canada FBM2020 project is part of the cultural program related to Canada’s Guest of Honour presence at the Frankfurt Book Fair in 2020. It is supported by the Canada Council for the Arts and the Government of Canada with additional support from the Government of Québec.

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Akademie der Künste
Hanseaterweg 10, 10557 Berlin-Tiergarten

Adam Dickinson, Aisha Sasha John, Armand Garnet Ruffo, Canisa Lubrin, Daniel Falb, François Guerette, Kerstin Preiwuß, Levin Westermann, Lisa Robertson, Maren Kames, Martine Audet, Monique Deland, Nancy Hünger, Natasha Kanapé Fontaine, Pierre Nepveu, Ron Winkler, Sandra Ridley, Tristan Malavoy

French, English, German