LAUNCH OF PEIRENE NO.22, THE LAST SUMMER
Wednesday 1st March, 6.30pm
Waterstones, 82 Gower St, London WC1E 6EQ
Join Peirene Press as we celebrate the life and work of Ricarda Huch, one of the great forgotten figures of European literature, on the occasion of the first translation of her fiction into English: The Last Summer. Peirene Publisher, Meike Ziervogel, along with translator Jamie Bulloch and German scholar Karen Leeder, will be discussing this ground-breaking German historian, novelist and philosopher.
You can book tickets, which include canapes, wine and whisky/coffee, at:
WHO ARE WE? PEIRENE PRESS AT THE TATE EXCHANGE
Sunday 19th March, 1.30pm
Tate Modern, Bankside, London, SE1 9TG
Join us for a conversation with publisher, Meike Ziervogel and writers, Olumide Popoola and Annie Holmes, to explore the unique commissioning approach of Peirene Press. Ziervogel works closely with writers, commissioning Popoola and Holmes to go to Calais in 2015 to produce the collection of short stories, breach (2016).
Moderated by Maureen Freely, President of English PEN and Chair of Warwick's Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies
More info on the Who Are We? programme at Tate Exchange here.
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