Nordic-Southern collaboration between indigenous language literatures

Roađđi – Rosa boreal at World Village festival The case of the poetry book Roađđi – Rosa boreal is a fresh example of international collaboration that offers interesting encounters between poetry in indigenous languages and widely spoken world languages. In the next World Village festival in a discussion called Valtakielten varjosta / Sámi literature travels… Continue reading Nordic-Southern collaboration between indigenous language literatures

Multilingual Nordic Region at Helsinki Book Fair

Multilingualism and Diversity as a Resource in the Cultural Field presents two discussions at Helsinki Book Fair, both focusing on the possibilities and challenges of literary activity in non-dominant languages in the Nordic Region. On Saturday 29th the discussion Multilingual Nordic Region - Possibilities and Challenges brings together poets and publishers, who work in different non-dominant languages in… Continue reading Multilingual Nordic Region at Helsinki Book Fair

Project workshop at Kirjan Talo, Turku

Marja Mäenpää, coordinator of the former Runokohtauksia Project (Poetry Encounters / Attacks) had organized a project workshop for multilingual writers in Kirjan talo, Turku. In the project workshop, artist Ishmael Falke told about his experiences with grant applications. We talked about each writer's  plans and discussed together about different possibilities of sharing, getting translated and publishing the texts.… Continue reading Project workshop at Kirjan Talo, Turku