© Graham Hains
STADTSPRACHEN, Berlin’s multilingual literature festival, has been developed by Netzwerk Freie Literaturszene Berlin e.V. For the first time, Netzwerk’s various literary action groups have cooperatively linked their individual ideas, networks and event formats.
alba. lateinamerika lesen e.V. * Christiane Quandt – is an association for cultural exchange; its bi-annual ALBA magazine offers new Latin-American authors a forum for publication and translation.
ausland (project space for performative culture) * Alexander Filyuta – stage their own series “lyrik im ausland” and thematic festivals (like Alter Schwede, in 2013), as well as international cooperations ( i.a. with the DAAD).
Berliner Literarische Aktion (international culture projects) * Martin Jankowski – network of inter/national authors and literature activists; most recent projects Jakarta Berlin Festival in 2011 (DKLB), and various cooperations i.a. with Goethe-Institut, DAAD, British Council, OECD, GIZ, EU Culture Commission.
KOOK e.V. (event organizer, reading series) * Daniela Seel – apart from their successful reading series like KOOKread they have staged the International LAN-Festival for young literature and music for the third time.
la mer gelée (Berlin magazine for francophone literature) * Aurélie Maurin – organize francophone literature events with the Zadig bookshop, the Institut Français Berlin, and the French embassy in cooperation with international literature festivals and groups of artists and musicians.
Latinale (mobile poetry festival) * Dr. Rike Bolte, Timo Berger – have organized successful poetry festivals in Europe and Latin-America since 2006.
Lettrétage (young literature house) * Moritz Malsch – stage local and international literature projects, symposiums and festivals presenting new and renowned authors in varying formats and with numerous worldwide partners.
mikrotext (e-book publishing house) * Nikola Richter – internationally active, Berlin-based E-book publisher, organizer of the first festival for e-books, the Electric Book Fair.
Sand / The Reader (Berlin’s English literary institutions) * Valentina Uribe – Sand is an English literary journal printed bi-annually. The Reader offers editing services and an ever-expanding list of evening courses and workshops.
A project of Berliner Literarische Aktion for the Netzwerk Freie Literaturszene Berlin. Sponsored by Hauptstadtkulturfonds.