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Poetry Reading in English and Swedish

  • Tue, September 29, 2015
  • 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Library of Congress, Montpelier Room, sixth floor, James Madison Building (across from Capitol South Metro)

Tuesday, September 29, 3:00 PM
INTERNATIONAL LITERATURE: SWEDISH LITERATURE

 

Editors and translators Malena Mörling and Jonas Ellerström read in English and Swedish from their new book The Star By My Head: Poets From Sweden. This event is free and open to the public. Co-sponsored by Library of Congress European Division and presented in partnership with Chapters Literary Arts Center, SWEA International, Inc., Milkweed Editions, and Kulturrådet, Swedish Arts Council.

 

Poets featured are: Edith Södergran, Gunnar Ekelöf, Werner Aspenström, Tomas Tranströmer, Tua Forsström, Kristina Lugn,

Marie Lundquist, and Bruno K. Öijer.

 

Location: Library of Congress, Montpelier Room, sixth floor, James Madison Building (across from Capitol South Metro)
Contact: (202) 707-5394


Even though the book is subtitled “Poets from Sweden,” two of the poets, Edith Södergran and Tua Forsström, are actually “finlandssvenska.”

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