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04.06.2024 #kulturlxnews #literature

Poetry from Luxembourg at the 41st Marché de la Poésie in Paris

Luxembourg returns with a national stand to the 41st Marché de la Poésie, the largest gathering of poetry in France. Kultur | lx – Arts Council Luxembourg will be showcasing the richness and diversity of Luxembourg poetry from 19 to 23 June at the Place Saint Sulpice in Paris on its stand 515, a meeting place for poets, publishers, professionals and the general public.

Readings & Encounters | Luxembourg poetry: a remarkable individuality.
Thursday 20 June at 9.30pm – Espace Andrée Chedid, Issy-les-Moulineaux

With : Serge Basso de March, Jean Portante, Alexandra Shahrezaie, Lambert Schlechter, Florent Toniello, Luce van den Bossche.
Moderated by: Carole Carcillo Mesrobian, President of the French PEN Club

From Jean Portante and Lambert Schlechter, emblematic voices of Luxembourg and world poetry, to Luce van den Bossche, a young author who embodies the horizon of a new poetic wave, via Alexandra Shahrezaie, Serge Basso de March and Florent Toniello, author. The 6 poets invited to share this evening of readings and encounters embody a diversity of facets and voices within Luxembourg’s poetic landscape.

Free admission on reservation
La poésie luxembourgeoise : une individualité remarquable

Professional meetings | Poésies du Luxembourg
Friday 21 June 2024 from 9.30am to 11am – Café de la Mairie, Place Saint-Sulpice, Paris 6e

On the occasion of the 41st Marché de la Poésie, Kultur | lx – Arts Council Luxembourg, invites you to share a convivial moment over breakfast in the company of the poets and poetesses of Luxembourg. Programme :

  • Introduction to Luxembourg’s poetic landscape with Jean Portante (author, poet and translator)
  • Presentation of Kultur | lx grants for foreign publishing houses
  • Presentation of recent publications in the presence of the authors.

By invitation only
Contact: brian.bailey@kulturlx.lu