Bucharest, 2009


October 22
Romanian Peasant’s Club
6.00 pm

An evening of readings and cross-cultural discussion with Anahit Hayrapetyan (Armenia), Ognjen Spahic (Montenegro) Barış Müstecaplıoğlu (Turkey) joining local writers Adela Greceanu, Claudiu Komartin and Daniela Crăsnaru plus other guests and writers.  


'I like to use the languages of the various arts – literature, music, theatre...I think that is the spirit of the modern global era.'- poet Ivan Hristov spoke to SJ Fowler of 3AM magazine about the evolution of the contemporary Bulgarian poetry scene.


Cosmin Borza discusses the work of Romania's 'Generation 2000' poets, including Radu Vancu and Claudiu Komartin in an essay at Asymptote.


At the Sofia Poetics festival, which was organised by Word Express participant Ivan Hristov, Scottish based poet Ryan Van Winkle caught up with fellow festival guests SJ Fowler and Tomasz Rózycki. To hear Fowler and Rózycki discussing their work and reading some of their poetry, listen to the Scottish Poetry Library podcast here.