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Workshops on Translation, Movement, and Writing

July 2017 SAND PresentsWorkshops with Kathleen Heilon Translation, Movement, and Phrasing  Our Issue 13 contributor Kathleen Heil is a writer, translator, and dancer whose many skills eagerly intersect. We are thrilled to be presenting two weekend workshops with her this July: one on literary translation into English and another examining phrasing in both movement and writing. Style & …

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Submissions and More

26 May 2017 Six Questions For SANDAbout Submissions and More Jim Harrington’s blog project “Six Questions For…” asks the editors of independent literary magazines six questions that might interest potential contributors and other writers. Three members of SAND’s editorial team weighed in on our own interests and preferences. Here are two of the questions: SQF: What …

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Parataxe with Sonia Solarte & Ian Orti – 8 June

8 June 2017 Stadtsprachen Magazin and SANDBring YouParataxe Presentation What languages does Berlin write in? The PARATAXE event series showcases Berlin authors who write in languages other than German in discussions, lectures, and translations. The June 2017 event presented Sonia Solarte (Colombia/Berlin) and our Issue 10 alum Ian Orti (Canada/Berlin) with texts translated into German especially for the occasion by …

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Collective Love Story

14 June 2017 SAND PresentsCollective Love Storyat Love Story of Berlin In cooperation with SAND, the new English bookstore Love Story of Berlin presented an evening on the universal theme of love in all its manifestations on Wednesday, 14 June at 8pm. Six Berlin-based English-language writers had written stories, novels, and essays depicting moments of love and heartbreak, …

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Berlin Writers, Rent, and SAND

19 May 2017 Berlin Writers and RentSAND Profiled in The Local Germany The morning of the Issue 15 launch, The Local published an article profiling SAND after interviewing our editor in chief. The two-hour conversation with The Local Germany’s editor, Jörg Luyken, kept coming back to the pressing issue of Berlin’s housing crisis and its impact on the writing community here. The …

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Literature Away from Home

16 May 2017 Literature Away from HomeAn Interview for LiteraturWissenschaft in Berlin Chris Fenwick from the LiteraturWissenschaft in Berlin blog spoke with Jake Schneider, our editor in chief, about being a English-language journal in Berlin, the local scene, and literature across communities. Here is an excerpt:  Chris Fenwick: SAND is an English-language journal based in a German city. How do you …

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