Sorte Firkant 
Blågårdsgade 29 A-E, 2200 København

is excited to host the first event in a new series of poetry readings.

Seven Danish and International poets will be reading work in (mostly) English and (also some (broken!)) Danish. 

Join us for an intimate evening with: 

Johannes Gôransson (SE/US)

Nanna Storr-Hansen (DK)

James Wilkes (UK)

Amalie Smith (DK)

Josefine Klougart (DK)

Martin Glaz Serup (DK)

Ida Marie Hede (DK)

We start at 20:00 and the bar will be open all night! 

Stay tuned for upcoming short presentations of all the readers! 

We can’t wait to see you!

About the readers:

Johannes Göransson is the author of six books of poetry, including most recently The Sugar Book. He is also the translator of several poets, including Swedish poets Aase Berg, Johan Jönson and Ann Jäderlund, and the Korean poet Kim Yideum. Together with Joyelle McSweeney he edits Action Books, an international poetry press. Publishers Weekly called his book Haute Surveillance “a barrage of smut.”

Nanna Storr-Hansen. Born 1991. Graduated from The Royal Danish Academy of Creative Writing in 2016. Published her debute “Spektakel” [Spectacle], a collection of poems, in the Spring of 2017. Currently working on a new book.

James Wilkes is a poet and writer whose work has recently appeared in Datableed, The Wire, Gorse, The White Review, Litmus and Poetry Wales. He has collaborated widely with scientists, artists and composers, and has been poet-in-residence at University College London’s Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience. He has performed or installed his work at HOME, Manchester; Godsbanen, Aarhus; Wellcome Collection, London; Battersea Arts Centre, London; Arnolfini, Bristol; Liverpool Biennial; Ledbury Poetry Festival; The Poetry Library, London and Ca’Foscari University, Venice.

Amalie Smith (b. 1985) is a writer and visual artist living in Copenhagen, Denmark. She graduated from The Danish Academy of Creative Writing (Forfatterskolen) in 2009 and from The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts (MFA) in 2015. Smith has published seven hybrid books since 2010, the latest being an essayistic montage called “Et hjerte i alt” from 2017.

Josefine Klougart (b. 1985) is a writer living in Copenhagen. She has studied Art- and Litrature at Aarhus University an graduated from The Danish Academy of Creative Writing in 2010. She has published 5 novels and three short prose books, she has figured in number of collaborative projects. Her work is translated into 12 languages. Her latest book New Forest was pulished in Denmark in november 2016.

Martin Glaz Serup was born in Copenhagen in 1978, where he is currently living with his family. He has published seven chilidren’s books (and three more on their way), a booklenght theoretical essay and seven volumes of poetry. Serup runs the blog Kornkammer and currently teach Poetics and Creative Writing at the University of Copenhagen.

Ida Marie Hede (born 1980) is a writer living in Copenhagen. She holds an MA in Visual and Aural Culture from Goldsmiths College in London and gradiated from The Danish Academy of Creative Writing (Forfatterskolen) in 2008. She has published seven books, including three collaborative works, most recently ‘En to tre’ (2016) and ‘Bedårende’ (2017). She has been part of numerous collaborations, and currently teaches writing, often in a visual arts context.