Fredericton International Simultaneous “Words of the World” Poetry Reading
Everyone is invited to participate or to listen to the multilingual Fredericton International Simultaneous “Words of the World” Poetry Reading on 28 May 2007, Monday, at 5 pm, at Ingrid Mueller Art + Concepts gallery at 117 York Street, Fredericton, NB. The reading is free, and open to everyone.
This multilingual reading coincides with Palabra del Mundo at the Basilica of the Franciscan Convent, Old Havana, Cuba. Poets in fifty Cuban communities have joined this event and they have invited poets in other cities around the world to join this poetry reading by organizing an event in their own cities. The Havana reading is within the context of the XII Festival Internacional de Poesía de La Habana, May 28_June 2, 2007, supported by Proyecto Cultural Sur, and Unión de Escritores y Artistas de Cuba, la Oficina del Historiador de la Ciudad, la Comisión Nacional Cubana de la UNESCO, la Sociedad de Beneficencia de Andalucía y el Centro Cultural Dulce María Loynaz.
Simultaneous readings are happening in: Asunción (Paraguay), Bologna and Lanusei (Italia), Dolores, Luján and Morón (Argentina), Douglas and Fredericton (NB), Guadalajara, México City, and Pachuca (México), Magdalena (Perú), Málaga (España), Recife (Brasil), San José (Costa Rica), San Salvador (El Salvador), Saskatoon, and other places around the world.
The Fredericton reading is sponsored by Capítulo de Fredericton, Academia Iberoamericana de poesía, Nela Rio and the Registro Creativo (Asociación Canadiense de Hispanistas), revue ellipse mag & Festival Side by Side, BS Poetry Society, Broken Jaw Press Inc., and Ingrid Mueller Art + Concepts.
Poets reading in all languages are welcome to participate. Please email your lead poem and your intent to participate in the Fredericton reading to: Joe Blades firstname.lastname@example.org.