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Marie-Pascale Hardy & Brygida Helbig

16 September 2017 Stadtsprachen Magazin and SANDPresent a Reading withMarie-Pascale Hardy and Brygida Helbig  What languages does Berlin write in? The PARATAXE event series showcases Berlin authors who write in everything but German. In the September 2017 edition, London-born translator Katy Derbyshire will be introducing readings by the Canadian-Berliner poet Marie-Pascale Hardy and German-Polish prose writer Brygida …

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International Berlin’s “Language Spaces”

June 2017 International Berlin’s “Language Spaces” in Conversation and LiteratureGuest Post by Jake Schneider Each year, the International Literaturpreis is awarded in Berlin to the best international book published in German translation. The associated blog, EPITEXT, covers topics related to international literature. Our Editor in Chief Jake Schneider contributed a guest post about “language spaces” in …

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Issue 15 Launch Party on 19 May

19 May 2017 Issue 15 Launch Partyat Badehaus Berlin A Berlin spring meansbrighter days, canal-side beers,and fresh new writing from SAND!  SAND Issue 15 takes us from a remote Arctic island to a land of eternal springtime, stopping off at all kinds of weird and wonderful places along the way. We launched it into the world on Friday, 19 May, at Badehaus Berlin. …

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The “As If” of Poetry

November 2016 The “As If” of PoetryWorkshop and Exhibition As part of the Stadtsprachen literature festival, which celebrated writers by Berliners in all languages besides German, SAND and The Reader co-presented a workshop and exhibition at Savvy Contemporary exploring poetry, sound, and the collective experience of creating meaning.  Workshop: The “As If” of Poetry Is …

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Quick.SAND Competition

For our Quick.SAND flash competition (fiction and nonfiction), we requested 300 of your words neatly bound into stories. You delivered, and we devoured. The best stories often began with a seemingly insignificant object or image that accrued weight over the brief course of the text. They were the pieces that took best advantage of their …

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Found in Translation

April 2013 Found in Translation Competition and Workshop SAND Journal’s Found in Translation Workshop for emerging literary translators up to age 30 took place from 19 to 21 April 2013 in Berlin. It featured guest speakers, hands-on workshop sessions, dynamic discussions, and, of course, brunch. SAND also held a translation competition whose two winners, Allison …

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SAND 1 Launch Events

The very first issue of SAND was released at three different launch events over a three-week period: Premiere Release Wednesday, 5 May 2010 at 7:30pm at ICI Berlin Institute of Inquiry   Hosted by Michael Haeflinger, with readings and performances by Richard Toovey (poetry); Lady Gaby (spoken word); Giovanni Frazzetto (short story); MC Jabber & …

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