Literary Events: Feb. 2013

Literary Events in Feb. 2013

A language school based in Vienna, Learn English Through Action (LETA) offers a variety of writing workshops, classes and camps for young people and adults.
14., Gyrowetzgasse 1/4
To register:

Creative Writing Workshop
A weekend in a relaxed environment that aims at improving your written English and helps you flex your creative muscles by means of exercises and discussions. Led by Scottish poet and writer Stephen Cuthbertson.
10-11 Feb., 13:00-17:00
€160/2 days

Poetry Masterclass
Teasing words into novel shapes and bringing ideas to paper is the goal of this series of workshops. Meet weekly to engage in practical exercises and close reading. You don’t have to be an experienced poet to attend.
Starts 11 Feb., 18:30-20:30
Duration: 6 weeks
€20/2 hours

Creative Writing II
Improve your skills and participate in the craft of writing, tackling a different aspect of poetry and fiction every week. Take part in the enjoyment of writing, learn how to overcome writer’s block and develop your own unique voice.
Starts 13 Feb., 18:30-20:30
Duration: 8 weeks
€20/2 hours

Writing Children’s Books
Read and discuss the classics in order to find out what makes a story for the young readers. These classes teach about setting, character, theme, plot and voice to prepare you for creating your own children’s book.
Starts 15 Feb., 14:00-16:00
Duration: 6 weeks
€20/2 hours


Theatre goes democratic! The Open House Theatre Company leaves it to the audience to choose their future productions. Interested theatregoers are invited along to their staged readings and to cast a vote. Whatever play comes out ahead in the straw poll will be included in the theatre company’s 2013/14 season.
On the menu in February: The Shape of Things by Neil LaBute and David Lindsay-Abaire’s Rabbit Hole.
In English, free admission.
21 Feb., 19:30
Expat Center Vienna
1., Schmerlingplatz 3


Parisian translator Anne Weber interprets the poetry works of Georges Perros (1923–1978) at the Vienna literary society the Alte Schmiede (The Old Forge). Written in octo-syllable, Une Vie Ordinaire struggles as much for breath as it does for words.
In German and French.
25 Feb., 18:00
Alte Schmiede
1., Schönlaterngasse 9
(01) 512 83 29

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