After a year of digital pandemic launches, we were finally able to gather our Berlin family together for a real, live, in-person launch on 5 Nov 2021 at Prachtwerk in Berlin. We enjoyed readings and presentations from creative nonfiction writer Nikitta Adjirakor, poet Winifred Wong, fiction writer Gurmeet Singh, artist Tabitha Swanson, and poet/flash fiction …

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SAND Winter Webinars

SAND Winter Webinar Series We’re excited to announce our winter webinars series, featuring three prose webinars with SAND’s Editor in Chief and former Fiction Editor Ashley Moore and Creative Nonfiction Editor Melissa Richer. Join Webinars Here   Best Beginnings: Keep Editors Reading With Compelling First Pages | 14 Nov 2021 Editors and agents make critical …

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Two translators, Didem Uca and Jon Cho-Polizzi, independently completed an English translation of the same German poem by Keça Filankes and discuss their translations and the poem live with David Gramling o International Translation Day. A collaboration with the American Literary Translators Association.

In the final reading of our Poetic Vision series on 23 May 2021, co-hosted by Sing Lit Station, 12 poets from around the world read their art- and science-influenced poems.

In the opening webinar of our Poetic Vision series, four interdisciplinary poets shared insights from their practice and presented these four writing invitations, so you can try writing across realms yourself, from gender and art to public space to honeybees to scientific papers.

Poets spend hours scrutinizing words on the page. For a change of scenery, SAND’s three-part virtual event series Poetic Vision (in April-May 2021) will peer outward through a poem’s glasses. How do poets view visual art, science, and film? How can we creatively channel other media in a text that speaks for itself?

This event has already happened, but if you register after the fact via the links below, you can still view the full replay at the same place on Crowdcast. — Have you ever wanted to listen in as literary journal editors discuss and choose pieces for publication? Do you want to better understand how to …

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We launched SAND 22 on 28 February 2021 with a live-streamed evening of fiction, poetry, art, translations, and discussions on our YouTube channel.

On 11 October 2020, between the coronavirus lockdowns, we held a writing and reading event at Hopscotch Reading Room in collaboration with The Poetry Project. We’ve been navigating a time in which communication has been largely limited to online interactions, all while we have a growing and pressing need to remain connected, and find new …

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From 29 to 31 May 2020, SAND held a live-streamed weekend of readings, art explorations, musical performances, panel discussions, interactive sessions and more to celebrate the publication of SAND 21 and our 10-year anniversary.