Charlotte Van den Broeck in Berlin

Belgian poet and one of Literary Europe Live’s New Voices from Europe is performing at the Weltklang – Night of Poetry.

Posted by Luka Ostojic on 10 May 2017 Literary Europe Live, Literature Across Frontiers

Charlotte Van den Broeck (Photo: ® Koen Broos)

Weltklang – Night of Poetry is a panorama of contemporary poetry, with poets from all parts of the world reading, performing and singing in their native languages. An anthology of German versions of the texts has been published exclusively for this evening.

This year’s Weltklang opens on June 16 at 7pm with a performance on origins, homeland and identity by Charlotte Van den Broeckthe Belgian poet and one of Literary Europe Live’s New Voices from Europe, and the Dutch writer Arnon Grünberg (born 1971 in Amsterdam).

Weltklang is also featuring John Burnside (GBR), Yasuki Fukushima (JPN), Mila Haugová (HUN/SVK), Dagmara Kraus (DEU), James Noël (HTI), M. NourbeSe Philip (TTO/CAN), Sergio Raimondi (ARG) and Jan Wagner (DEU). Poets will be presented by the literary critic Claudia Kramatschek.

The Night of Poetry takes place in Haus für Poesie in Berlin. It is organised by Haus für Poesie.

New Voices from Europe

Charlotte Van den Broeck has been selected as one of the New Voices from Europe, ten of the most interesting writers working in Europe today. The New Voices from Europe selection is part of the Literary Europe Live project which is co-ordinated by Literature Across Frontiers and co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union, with support from Arts Council Wales.