Literary Events: Oct. 2009

Upcoming Literary Events

European Poetry Festival 2009

20 poets from 14 countries will present a cross-section of contemporary European poetry in their original languages and in German translations. Organised by the Italian Cultural Institute in Vienna in cooperation with cultural institutes of other European countries.

Oct 6-7, 19:00
Literaturhaus Wien
7., Seidengasse 13
(01) 526 20 44


Passionate Ladies

A one woman show written and performed by Barbara Perry. A monologue about two passionate artists turned passionate teachers, “Getting High on Iambic Pentameter” and “Con Amore”- a Shakespeare teacher and a ballet teacher. In 1979, Barbara Perry was honored by the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle for Best Actress in a Leading Role and Best Writing for Passionate Ladies.

Oct. 15, 19:00
Shakespeare & Company
1., Sterngasse 2
(01) 535 50 53


Literatur im Nebel

With Margaret Atwood. See Events, p. 26.

Oct. 17, 18
3860 Heidenreichstein
(01) 286 25 23 36



American author Jason Starr has been invited by “Wiener Kriminacht” to read from his book Follower. Murder stalks a love triangle in New York City in Starr’s low-key thriller, his most crowd-pleasing novel to date.

Oct. 19, 21:30
Café Museum
1., Operngasse 7
(01) 586 52 02 



Catherine James will read from her book Dandelions – Memoir of a Free Spirit. Like Pamela Des Barres (I’m with the Band), James was a California “It” Girl and very young groupie of the early rock-and-rollers, and in this candid, workmanlike autobiography, she shares her accidental fame.

Oct. 22, 19:00
Shakespeare & Company
1., Sterngasse 2
(01) 535 50 53 



Danny & Gerry from Canada and Ireland offer an evening of Halloween fun in English, understandable even for the smallest guests. Learning English through spooky songs, jokes, singing and dancing.

Oct. 27-28, 9:00 and 10:45
14., Goldschlagstraße 169/1
(01) 988 98 111

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