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2022: 30 years vienna poetry school >> info

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eacwp flash fiction contest 2021 – public vote!

13 european texts are entering the final round for this year's eacwp flash fiction contest. public voting ends 30 june 2022!


call for text submissions 2022

wanted: short literary texts on the topic of animals
sfd& tiere (animals)
magazine of the vienna poetry school #04
call closes: 6 june 2022


30 years sfd

the vienna poetry school was founded an unbelievable 30 years ago!


sounds & lecture

presentation: kalle laar (ger/aut) & the poets of his sound poetry class "making music with animals" and guest lecture by maartje smits (ned) on transmedia artistic research: "how i started a forest im my bathroom" (ArtEZ creative writing, arnheim)
thurs., 5 may 2022, 7 p.m.; free admission
venue: vienna poetry school, mariahilfer strasse 88a/stiege III/7, 1070 vienna


teach writing

on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the vienna poetry school: panel debate with bodo hell, orhan kipcak, teresa präauer, ferdinand schmatz
moderation: fritz ostermayer
19 april 2022, 7 p.m.; free admission
venue: alte schmiede, schönlaterngasse 9, 1010 vienna


vienna poetry school spring academy 22 "animals"

april/may 2022
four classes – between animal becoming and human erosion – with martin fritz, kalle laar, julya rabinowich, nell zink.


track 5' short radio play contest 2022

organised by radio ö1 and the vienna poetry school
"let's try it out"
deadline: 7 january 2022. presentation of the top 10 radio plays on 15 feb. at alte schmiede, vienna. the winners are presented on 25 feb., broadcast on 5 march 2022 on ö1.



online class with peter rosei
short prose, poetry or (micro) drama (max. 1,000 characters)
19 january until (max.) 23 february 2022
participation free of charge, just register, join anytime


START! vinyl poetics

an online picture-word ping-pong with radio play writer, musician, dj and vinyl archivist kalle aldis laar (the temporary sound museum)
free participation: 25 november until 9 december 2021
info & registration >> (join anytime)
wanted: poetry, spoken word, song lyrics or other short poetic texts! (in german or english)


"without net" texts

sfd& ohne netz (without net)
the jury has chosen 35 texts in german and english to be published in the third edition of the vienna poetry school magazine sfd&.
thank you for participating in the call for text submissions & the numerous contributions!