Kerry Shawn Keys Reading in Prague and Brno

American Center, Moravian Library, Book World Prague
Fee: free, Book World 50—100 CZK

About the Event

Kerry Shawn Keys is an American poet, playwright, children’s book author, and wonderscript writer. He has published over 40 books. Keys has received awards from the Poetry Society of America; the National Endowment for the Arts; a translation Laureate from the Lithuanian Writers Union; and Fulbright grants for African-Brazilian studies, and as Associate Professor at Vilnius University teaching translation theory and creative composition. He is a member of PEN and the Lithuanian Writers Union. His most recent book is Night Flight, poems. He is poet-in-residence at the international writing workshop, SLS, Summer Literary Seminars, Lithuania.

Kerry Keys’s visit to the Czech Republic is supported by the U.S. Embassy Prague.

Where You Can Meet Kerry Keys?

Wed, May 15, 5:30 PM
American Center, Tržiště 13, Praha 1
Book launch of Czech translation of Lawrence Ferlinghetti’s poems. Kerry Keys will read Ferlinghetti’s poems.
Entrance free.

Thu, May 16, 5:00 PM
Moravian Library, Kounicova 65a, (6th floor)
Entrance free, the evening will be conducted in English

Fri, May 17, 2:00 — 2:50 PM
Book World Prague 2013, Výstaviště, Praha 7
POETRY ROOM – Right Wing (balcony, right)
Selected poems will be heard in Czech translation. Moderated by Stephan Delbos.
Entrance: 100 CZK, 50 CZK children aged 6-18, students, senior citizens, 200 CZK family

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