Meet the poet: Eiríkur Örn Norðdahl at Transpoesie - International Poetry Evening
Norðdahl, Icelandic poet and novelist, will read from his own work at the opening evening of the international poetry event Transpoesie at Bozar in Brussels on the 24th of September along with four other European poets (from Belgium, the Netherlands, the Basque Country and Sweden).
Eiríkur Örn Norðdahl has been awarded The Icelandic Literary Prize and The Book Merchant’s Prize as well as being nominated for the Nordic Council’s Literary Award for his novel Illska (Evil, 2012). Norðdahl is also active in sound and performance poetry, visual poetry, poetry film and various conceptual poetry projects. For further details on Norðdahl, please visit the website of Transpoesie: http://www.transpoesie.eu/poets/751 .
This annual poetry festival celebrates the diversity of languages. The poets will read in their native languages while translations into English, French and Dutch will be projected at the same time.
The event will start at 20:00 on the 24th of September. For tickets and more information, please visit the website of Bozar: http://www.bozar.be/en/activities/100341-transpoesie-international-poetry-evening .