April Events

Events in Sydney, Boston, Michigan and New York!

Friday, April 11: Translator Chris Andrews (Roberto Bolaño, César Aira) will participate on the panel “Translating the Boundaries of Australian Writing.” Hosted by Asymptote Journal. 6:00 pm. GleeBooks. 49 Glebe Point Rd. Sydney, Australia. This event is free and open to the public. More info here.

Tuesday, April 15: Boston University’s Center for the Study of Europe will host a lecture by Japanese-German author Yoko Tawada (The Bridegroom Was a Dog, The Naked Eye). Boston University Photonics Center, 8 St. Mary’s Street, 9th floor. The event is free and open to the public. More info here.

Wednesday, April 16: Yoko Tawada will read from her work alongside Jazz Percussionist Paul Lovens. Hosted by the Goethe Institut Boston. 7:00 pm. 170 Beacon St.Boston, MA 02116. This event requires a ticket. More info here.

Saturday, April 19: Yoko Tawada will give the keynote address at “Soseki’s Diversity,” a conference that will focus on the life and work of Natsume Soseki. Hosted by the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. More info here.

Monday, April 21: Yoko Tawada will give a reading at the University of Western Michigan.

Wednesday, April 30: New Directions celebrates the life and work of Muriel Spark at Issue Project Room (22 Boerum Pl, Brooklyn). With Barbara Epler, Maud Newton, Sadie Stein, Emily Stokes, Thessaly LaForce, and Michael Barron. 8:00 pm.

Thursday, May 1: Rosmarie Waldrop will read from her work with poet Nikolai Duffy. 7:00 pm. Poets House, 10 River Terrace, NYC. This event requires a ticket. More info here.