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Readings

This list contains readings abroad and/or in English only.
For readings in Dutch, go to the Dutch version of this website

November 1st to 30th, 2008 - Amsterdam
Anne Provoost is writer in residence in Amsterdam.


August 7th to August 23rd, 2008 - New York, Montreal and Minneapolis


May 20th to June 3rd, 2008 - Paramaribo, Suriname
Anne Provoost is present at the 9th National Children's Book Festival in Paramaribo, Suriname. She gives readings and workshops and visits schools.


March 10th, 2008 - The Hague, The Netherlands
Anne Provoost reads at the literary festival Crossing Border in The Hague, Royal Theatre, Korte Voorhout 3, in the King Willem I Foyer at 8 pm.


November 30th, 2007 - Nijmegen, The Netherlands
At the literary festival De wintertuin Anne Provoost reads from her work in the Karolingenzaal of the Lindenberg Theatre. The program starts at 9.30 pm.


23rd to 25th of November, 2007 - Šiauliai, Lithuania
Anne Provoost is invited to the European Literary days in Lithuania. The festival takes place in the Northern Lithuanian city of Šiauliai.


20th of November, 2007 - Brussels, Belgium
The Scandinavian Embassies are organizing a meeting with Scandinavian, Flemish and Walloon writers in Passa Porta (Dansaertstraat Brussels). Anne Provoost gives the keynote speech and the Scandinavian authors read from their work. Starts at 6 pm, English spoken.


8th to 31th of October, 2007 - Istanbul, Turkey
Publishing House Altin Bilek in Istanbul publishes
In the Shadow of the Ark''. The book was translated from the English version by Gizem Genç. Altin Bilek presents the novel at the International Book Fair of Istanbul. The book presentation takes place October 30th from 8.00 pm to 11.00 pm.



19th of August, 2007 - World Radio
The Radio Book Looking at the sun is repeated at 9 pm, see below. The book is read in Dutch, but translation will be broadcasted soon.


18th of August, 2007 - World Radio
Radio Books will be broadcasted world wide in 6 different languages. This is a project of Radio Nederland Wereldomroep, VPRO and VRT Radio Klara. Translations in French, English, Spanish, Indonesian and Papiamento. The Dutch version of the radio book will be broadcasted together with an interview with the author. From 4 pm to 5 pm, repeated on Sunday at 9 pm.


27th of February, 2007 - Cologne, Germany
Reading at the congress on youth literature in the city library of Cologne, Germany, organized by the Institut für Romanische Philologie der RWTH Aachen, Lehrstuhl I - Prof. dr. A. Begenat-Neuschäfer.


2th to 28th of October, 2006 - Warsaw, Poland
Presentation of the Polish edition of Falling (Upadki) and lectures at the University. The Polish translation of Falling is published by Ezop. Anne Provoost goes to Warsaw for readings September 26 and 27, 2006.



18th of June, 2006 - Brussels, Belgium
Anne Provoost reads an oral story for a live audience at DeBuren. The story she reads is never to be published.


5th to 10th of June, 2006 - Guest Lecture at Oldenburg, Germany
Anne Provoost is guest lecturer at the University of Oldenburg , Germany. You will find a picture gallery on these lectures at the bottom of this page. The English translation of her reading can be found here.



17 th to 20th of May, 2006 - Saarbrücken, Germany
Anne Provoost reads at the Europäischen Kinder-und Jugendbuchmesse.


9th of May, 2006 - Utrecht, the Netherlands
Anne Provoost gives a lecture at the convention of librarians. The English translation of her lecture can be found here.


27th to 30th of April, 2006 - New York, USA

25th to 30th of April, 2006 - PEN World Voices, The New York Festival of International Literature
Upon invitation by the president of PEN USA, Salman Rushdie, Anne Provoost takes part in the PEN World Voices festival of literature in Manhattan.
Anne Provoost at PEN World Voices


April 27th, 2006 at Hunter College:
Panel discussion on 'Tell That Story Again: Writing Myth Now' with David Grossman, Jeanette Winterson, Milton Hatoum and Anne Provoost. Moderator is Colum McCann.
"Working with myth — seeking new meaning in mankind’s oldest stories — is one of the greatest literary challenges. Writers who have rewritten myths for modern audiences discuss the complexities of making them new."
Listen to the conversation
Opening statement of Anne Provoost


April 28th, 2006 at the Asian American Writers' Workshop:
Panel discussion on '51%: Women Write the World' with Helen Oyeyemi (England/Nigeria), Ayu Utami (Indonesia), Melania Mazzucco (Italy) and Anne Provoost. Moderator is Jessica Hagedorn.
"Geography is literary destiny. Women writers from four continents discuss writing about home/going home and how gender influences a writer’s literary landscape."

April 30th, at Pace University:
Panel discussion on 'Suitable for Children', with David Grossman, Tonya Bolden, Francesca Lia Block, Hanna Jansen and Anne Provoost. Moderator is Arthur Levine of Scholastic Inc.


More information on the panels and a photo gallery on the website of PEN


13th of March, 2006 - London, UK
Anne Provoost reads at The Gallery at Foyles on Charing Cross Road. The event is organized by NLPVF and the Times Literary Supplement. Reading and interview with Isabel Hoving at 4.30 pm.

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