Wednesday, 22 August 2012

Poetry Cabaret II

Poetry, Music and Conversation with Jan Wagner, Bill Manhire, Fergus Barrowman and Lorenzo Bühne

On Tuesday 11 September Poetry Cabaret is returning to Meow with Jan Wagner, Bill Manhire, Fergus Barrowman and Lorenzo Bühne. Jan, Bill and Fergus will be talking and reading poetry, and Lorenzo will be performing musical adaptations of Jan's poems. Join us at 6.30pm!

Jan Wagner (b. 1971) is one of Germany’s leading young poets. He recently took part in the Poetry Parnassus preceding the Olympics with poets from around the world, including New Zealand’s Bill Manhire. Jan’s work has been translated into thirty languages, and poems from his most recent collection Australien (Australia) were included in Sport 40. He is also a translator and a literary critic.

Poetry Cabaret II
Meow, 9 Edward Street, Wellington, Tuesday 11 September, 6.30pm, free entry

The Temporary Literaturhaus is a project of the Goethe-Institut New Zealand, the New Zealand Book Council and the New Zealand Centre for Literary Translation, with the support of Creative New Zealand.

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