The Patron Saint of Nightly Firesparks – Robert Prosser

Robert_Prosser_2 copyThe Patron Saint of Nightly Firesparks A combination of poetry and prose, diving into rap, storytelling and mythology. Based on fieldresearch and used in different performances, these texts are keen for rhythm and explore the transfer from word into sound.

Robert Prosser lives and works in Alpbach / Tyrol and in Vienna. He studied Comparative Literature and Anthropology, travelled widly from Asia to Africa. A Performer as well as an Writer, previously active in Rap and Graffiti, now also a Moderator and Curator (p.e. for Babelsprech – Plattform for contemporary poetry). Important for his artistic work are research and the adaptation of the texts for the stage in form of recitation or performance. Publications include the novel Gemma Habibi (Ullstein, 2019) and the upcoming reportage Beirut im Sommer (Beirut in Summer, Klever, 2020). His novel Phantome (Phantoms, Ullstein fünf, 2017) was nominated for the German Bookprize. www.robertprosser.at

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The Patron Saint of Nightly Fire
Robert Prosser
Published June 2020
ISBN 978-1-912960-53-8
A5 Size
32 printed pages
Colour
European Poetry Festival Series 7
SLB0166
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The European Poetry Festival celebrates, in the UK and beyond, the grand resurgence in avant-garde and literary poetry that has marked the 21st century in Europe. It aims to not only innovative what a live poetry experience might be, but to inculcate community and engagement between poets across the continent, as well as between new audiences and complex poetries. The EPF is trying to create a new understanding of what European literature might be in a new Europe.
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Alternative Title: Book – Max Höfler

Max_Höfler_2 copyAlternative Title: Book by Max Höfler Alternative Title: Book is a conceptual piece of literature that deals in an amusing way with the writing of books under capitalist conditions. In Alternative Title: Book, Max Höfler moves into the fringe area between literature and visual arts and music: in short, an intermedia work of art of a special kind.

Max Höfler, born in 1978, is a Graz, Austria, based author, sound artist, curator and part of the renowned Austrian artist association Forum Stadtpark and the international radio art collective radia. He is the co-founder of the international literature network CROWD. Max Höfler is writing experimental texts, which are influenced by the avant-garde movements of the early 20th century. In his work he is focusing on the different manifestations of the coercions of capitalistic societies.

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Alternative Title: BOOK
Max Höfler
Published June 2020
ISBN 978-1-912960-52-1
A5 Size
40 printed pages
Colour
European Poetry Festival Series 6
SLB0165
Print run of 100
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The European Poetry Festival celebrates, in the UK and beyond, the grand resurgence in avant-garde and literary poetry that has marked the 21st century in Europe. It aims to not only innovative what a live poetry experience might be, but to inculcate community and engagement between poets across the continent, as well as between new audiences and complex poetries. The EPF is trying to create a new understanding of what European literature might be in a new Europe.
https://www.europeanpoetryfestival.com/

My Haarschwund – Franziska Füchsl

Franziska_Füchsl_2 copyMy Haarschwund is a book of absent-mindedness about a wound, haunting the void of not-having-witnessed and venting that head irrevocably. Irrevocable as hair stripped off, felted and blown.

Franziska Füchsl lives in Vienna and Kiel. She studied German and English at Vienna University and »Sprache und Gestalt« (approximately language and form or figure or gnome or) at the Muthesius University of Fine Arts and Design. She is a member of the Viennese based translation associations Versatorium and Neuberg College. The latter is an initiative to build a Col-lege at a former train station.

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My Haarschwund
Franziska Füchsl
Published June 2020
ISBN 978-1-912960-51-4
A5 Size
40 printed pages
Colour
European Poetry Festival Series 5
SLB0164
Print run of 100
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The European Poetry Festival celebrates, in the UK and beyond, the grand resurgence in avant-garde and literary poetry that has marked the 21st century in Europe. It aims to not only innovative what a live poetry experience might be, but to inculcate community and engagement between poets across the continent, as well as between new audiences and complex poetries. The EPF is trying to create a new understanding of what European literature might be in a new Europe.
https://www.europeanpoetryfestival.com/

Swallowing Feathers – Vilde Valerie Bjerke Torset

Vilde Valerie Bjerke Torset is a Spanish Norwegian poet, artist and actor living in London. Her publications include works in A New Type of Imprint, BRYGG, Alvar Magazine, Ripple, Ren Sommer and Utflukt. She was a member of the Experiments and Innovations in Poetry program at Kingston University, where won the 2018 writers graduation prize. http://vildevalerie.com/

Swallowing Feathers
Vilde Valerie Bjerke Torset
Published March 2019
ISBN  978-1-912960-10-1
A5 Size
40 printed pages
Colour
European Poetry Festival Series 3
SLB0122
Print run of 100
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Melodilaust tone fall – Silje Ree

Silje Ree is a Norwegian poet from the small town of Bryne. In 2018, she published E∩N, a poetry pamphlet which uses words found across the English and Norwegian languages. The same year she participated at the European Camarade in Manchester and had her poetry exhibited at NorskArt London and the Museum of Futures. She has published poetry in 3am magazine, Lasso and Filologen.
To find out more about Silje you can visit her website at siljeree.com

Melodilaust tone fall
Silje Ree
Published March 2019
ISBN  978-1-912960-09-5
A5 Size
40 printed pages
Colour
European Poetry Festival Series 4
SLB0121
Print run of 200
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Orbiting the Yellow Ball – Jon Ståle Ritland

Jon Ståle Ritland is a poet and ophthalmologist from Norway. His first collection of poetry Kroppsvisitasjoner (Aschehoug, 2004) was translated to English [Body Searches] and published by Broken Dimanche Press in 2013. He has also published two more collections of poetry, Vannmerker [Watermarks] (Aschehoug, 2009), and I bane rundt en gul ball [in orbit around a yellow ball] (Olympiastadion 2014), and the essay Når det biokjemiske språk inntar litteraturens kropp [When Biochemical Language Enters the Body of Literature] (OEI, 2009). Ritland’s poems have been presented at Copenhagen Art Institute (2012), Agora, Berlin (2013), Oslo International Poetry Festival (2014), StAnza Festival i St Andrews, Scotland (2015), and Poetry International Festival Rotterdam (2016).

Orbiting the Yellow Ball
Jon Ståle Ritland
Published March 2019
ISBN  978-1-912960-11-8
A5 Size
40 printed pages
Colour
European Poetry Festival Series 2
SLB0124
Print run of 100
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Expect the Baboon – Morten Langeland

Morten Langeland (1986) lives and works in Oslo. He has studied comparative literature, creative writing at Litterär Gestaltning in Gothenburg and fine arts at Oslo National Academy of Arts. He is a literature critic for the newspaper Klassekampen and is an editor at the small pressH//O//F. Langeland has published four books of poetry since his debut Æ æ å (I am as well) in 2012. His books are in style all marked by a certain playfulness – from writing in his southern dialect in his debut to his latest book Zoonetter (Nights in the Zoo) which is a collection of broken sonnets. His books also include Bavian (Baboon) and Den egentlige kommunen (The Actual Commune).Langeland won the prestigous prize “Stig Sæterbakkens Minnepris” in 2016.

Expect the Baboon
Morten Langeland
Published March 2019
ISBN  978-1-912960-12-5
A5 Size
40 printed pages
Colour
European Poetry Festival Series 1
SLB0124
Print run of 100
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