Sylva Fischerová Reading in Edinburgh
Sylva Fischerová is one of the most formidable Czech poets of her generation. Her retrospective The Swing in the Middle of Chaos: Selected Poems was published by Bloodaxe in 2010. She read at the International Literature Festival Dublin in May 2019, and will read at EIBF in Edinburgh in August 2019.
Edinburgh International Book Festival, Wed 14 Aug 2019, 15:30 - 16:30
Sylva Fischerová & Alan Spence
Meeting of Poetical Minds
Two prolific European poets come together. Edinburgh Makar Alan Spence adds to his illustrious career of novels, short stories and poems with two new pamphlet collections Zenscotlit and Thirteen Ways of Looking at Tulips. Prague’s City Poet Sylva Fischerová is one of the most formidable Czech writers of her generation. The novelist, short story writer and children's author has recently published The Swing in the Middle of Chaos: Selected Poems in English.
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[10 June 2019]