Events

Brexit… And Now What?

Who, if not contemporary writers, are better qualified to reflect on the absurd, the utopian and the dystopian implications of Brexit? Who better to riff on the intentionally and unintentionally amusing, the realer than real and the weirdly surreal? In the run-up to midnight, when Britain was set to officially leave the EU, join us at …

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Six Feet Under Poetry

March 2019 SIX FEET UNDER POETRY: an immersive theatre experience feat. Elizabeth Barrett Browning 6 March 2019, Friedhof II der Sophiengemeinde, Bergstr. 29, Berlin 10115 (U8 Rosenthaler Platz or S Nordbahnhof) SAND presented a unique immersive literary event, curated by Jos Porath and Corinna Duemler, within the walls of a historic Protestant cemetery, Friedhof II der Sophiengemeinde …

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Family Issues: Launching SAND 18

Main image designed by Bárbara Fonseca incorporating the issue cover photograph of Elina Bergmark Wiberg’s ‘Still Life with Grapes’, 2017, mixed media including silicone, soap and legumes, dimensions variable. Courtesy: the artist. Who are our people? What came before us? How far back can we go? Our 18th issue features work from Brazil, the Philippines, …

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Small World: Issue 17 Launch Party

Photo: “Pool Day” by Melissa Spitz. Courtesy of the artist In SAND’s newest issue, a prize-winning photographer’s mother needs a note: “To Do: ¡Be Fucking Happy! – Reminder: You Have Nothing To Worry About!” Writers and poets take us to post-apocalyptic Finland, post-marital Macedonia, post-vegetarian Australia, and post-mortem Oregon. And all the while, there is a …

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Satire Meets Sound Poetry

9 March 2018 Stadtsprachen Magazin and SANDPresent a Reading withElnathan John and Kinga Tóth  What languages does Berlin write in? The PARATAXE event series showcases Berlin authors who write in everything but German. In the March 2018 edition, Martin Jankowski introduced readings by the Nigerian novelist and satirist Elnathan John and Hungarian sound poet and illustrator Kinga Tóth. Date: Friday, 9 …

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A Journal from Vietnam

A Journal from Vietnam   In October 2017, our Editor in Chief Jake Schneider and Poetry Editor Greg Nissan flew to Vietnam to attend the second edition of A-Festival, an independent festival of international poetry and translation, in Hanoi and Saigon. Here are some extracts from Jake’s journal of that whirlwind week. 10 October 2017: …

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