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Poetry Reading by Jen Calleja – Festival of Literature

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Date/Time
Date(s) - Saturday, 12th November
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Location
Five Leaves Bookshop

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Jen Calleja is a writer, literary translator from German, editor and musician. Her debut poetry collection Serious Justice was published by Test Centre this year and was shortlisted for the Melita Hume Poetry Prize for best unpublished collection in 2015. Her writing has appeared in AmbitStructoThe Quietus and Best British and Irish Poets 2016. She has translated fiction, non-fiction and children’s books for Bloomsbury, Fitzcarraldo Editions, Peirene Press and Nobrow, has reviewed literature in translation for publications including the Times Literary Supplement and Modern Poetry in Translation, and recently gave a talk about translation at the Wellcome Collection. She is translator in residence at the Austrian Cultural Forum London and columnist on literature in translation for The Quietus. She is currently working on a collection of short fiction and this winter she will be writer in residence in Zurich to work on her debut novella. She plays in the punk bands Sauna Youth, Feature, Monotony and Gold Foil.

saunayouth11Jen Calleja has translated fiction, non-fiction and children’s books for Bloomsbury, Fitzcarraldo Editions, Peirene Press and Nobrow, has reviewed literature in translation for publications including the Times Literary Supplement and Modern Poetry in Translation, and recently gave a talk about translation at the Wellcome Collection. She is translator in residence at the Austrian Cultural Forum London and columnist on literature in translation for The Quietus.

Tickets are available from www.nottsfol.co.uk for £6.95

Jen is also doing a Translation Workshop on the same day. (Details here)
Book both events for a combined price of £19.95 (or £12 Five Leaves Mailing list, Sign up on the home page -here-)

A Bread and Roses event from Five Leaves Bookshop and Nottingham Festival of Literature