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new artistic director of the vienna poetry school!

we are delighted to announce that nicolas mahler is the new artistic director of the vienna poetry school (sfd)!


podcast with anne waldman

talk with anne waldman (poet, performer, professor and cultural activist) and jürgen berlakovich
sfd podcast #08, online from 9 november 2023


autumn academy "uncreative writing à gogo"

classes with fabian navarro, peter waldeck und fritz ostermayer
october 2023


sfd& pataphysics texts

the jury has decided. out of numerous submissions, 40 texts (in german and english) have been chosen for the #05 of the sfd magazine.
a big thank you to all the writers for their contributions!


as if they belonged to a mouth reader

exhibition at the vienna poetry school by sabine groschup
with (amongst others): tgg #19 dedicated to peter weibel
2 june until 16 november 2023
opening: thurs., 1 june 2023, 7 p.m.
venue: schule für dichtung, mariahilfer str. 88a/stiege III/7, 1070 vienna


call for text submissions 2023

wanted: short literary "pataphysical" texts for:
sfd& pataphysik (pataphysics)
magazine of the vienna poetry school #05
call closes: 30 july 2023


6th eacwp flash fiction contest – the winners

first place went to davy d'halluin (belgium) with his text "three across". 12 texts in different european languages were in the final round.


eacwp flash fiction contest 2023 – vote online!

choose your favourite text out of 12 finalists  open until 30 june (1 p.m. CET)!


pataphysical encounters

lectures, performances, workshops
6 until 11 june 2023, at various places in vienna
a cooperation of ArtEZ university (arnhem, nl), academy of fine arts (vienna) and vienna poetry school


sfd at eacwp symposium & conference

creative writing in europe.
the vienna poetry school (sfd) was represented in madrid by fritz ostermayer, orhan kipcak, fabian navarro and harriet nachtmann at this year's meeting of the european network.