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eacwp flash fiction contest 2020

third european writing competition, organized by eacwp (european association of creative writing programmes). topic: "time of arrival". participation in 12 european languages, a text with a maximum of 100 words. deadline: 15 march 2020 (13.00h MEZ) – extended until 1 april!


lyric poetry – a language of emaciation?

online class with sophie reyer, writer, sound poet, composer (mutter brennt/mother burns, novel 2019; queen of the biomacht, poetry, 2019).
write a poem that consumes itself.
5 february until 18 march 2020. extended until 21 march – world poetry day!
free participation (just register) >> (in german)

sawing on eden's apple trees

class on erotic poetry with the poet timo brandt.
30/31 march, 1/3 april, class performance during the festival "452 years wiener gruppe" on 21 june 2020.
in association with "sprachspiel. biennale west"
>> further info


ant bear to zebra

the zoo class with writer clemens berger (im jahr des panda/in the year of the panda, novel 2016).
writing at the vienna poetry school and schönbrunn zoo. prose.
4 until 7 may, class presentation on 8 may 2020
>> info & registration


the track 5' winners 2020

the short radio plays by karl quartz, laurin & amelie steinhuber and by "bonnie und das kleid" were the winners at the ö1 radio play gala


an album for eternity

postponed to autumn!
authors talk to fritz ostermayer about music and literature.
sfd-series since 2013. talk/text/music. special in march: for the first time, a literary critic is invited:
katja gasser
thurs., 26 march 2020, 7 p.m.; free admission
venue: literaturhaus, zieglergasse 26a, 1070 vienna


track 5' short radio play competition 2020

presented by radio programme ö1 & the vienna poetry school. submit your radio plays until 9 january 2020!
the top 10 plays will be presented on 18 february 2020. the winners will be announced on 28 february, broadcast: 7 march 2020


writing on the fine line

class with writer gertraud klemm (latest novel: hippocampus).
25 until 28 may, class presentation on 29 may 2020
>> more info

first issue!

sfd& wut (rage)
magazine of the vienna poetry school #01
release date: 4 october 2019 (at the festival "blessed be the rage of your flesh", 4/5 oct., schauspielhaus wien)


exhibition vinyl poetics

by kalle laar
26 sept. 2019 until 28 feb. 2020
opening: wed., 25 sept. 2019, 7 p.m.; free admission
venue: vienna poetry school, mariahilfer str. 88a/stiege III/7, 1070 vienna