After forty years, we’re entitled to, thinks director Bas Kwakman. Entitled to spell out how importatnt Poetry International is for poetry worldwide. So in this 40th Poetry International Festival we’re really going to town. Special poetry readings, debates, unique book launches celebrating our 40th anniversary, digital poetry, visual art and lots more. Every part of our programme reflects the celebratory tone.

Look in the menu in the right-hand column for all the information on the many programmes that make up the 40th Poetry International Festival.

Roberto Juarroz
  Roberto Juarroz during the Poetry International Festival in 1993 ¦ © Pieter Vandermeer


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