Events

Words Without Borders holds events throughout the year. Contact us if you are interested in sponsoring an event.

September 2014

Words without Borders: Writing Exile, September 16

September 16, 2014 7:00 pm

Words without Borders, in collaboration with FreeDimensional and Verso Books, present a reading from WWB's September issue, dedicated to writing exile. The reading aims to draw attention to the voices of writers forced from their homes, and will feature contributors and other special guests reading selections from the issue. To accompany the reading, freeDimensional will present an exhibition of work from contemporary visual artists who have experienced persecution and forced displacement as a result of their artistic practice. 
 
Featured readers will include Israel Centeno, Kayhan Irani, Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo, and Nathalie Handal. 
 
The event will also feature the work of visual artists in exile Arahmaiani, Zunar, Owen Maseko, Chaw Ei Thein, and Issa Nyaphaga. 
 
Where: Verso Books, 20 Jay Street, Suite 1010, Brooklyn, NY
When: Tuesday, September 16, 7:00 
 
 
            


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Save the Date for the Words without Borders Gala!

October 28, 2014 6:30 pm
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