Book launch
Wednesday May 30th, 17.00 – 19.00
With contributions by: 
Dolores Dorantes and Mariolein Sabarte Belacor
Publication Studio Rotterdam and MAMA launch a new collection of poems by Poetry International´s Poet-in-Residence, Dolores Dorantes.
Dorantes poetry constructs and deconstructs, rembers and lets us forget, expresses the cruelty, pain and violence in the homeland she fled, but at the same time questions her words. The female voice, always plural and ambiguous, has a central role in her work, a voice that is often suppressed in everyday life. Current and political situations are always subtly present.

Every year Poetry International offers a poet the chance to stay and write in Rotterdam for a longer period of timeThe outcome of this years´ residency is collected in a new publication by Publication Studio Rotterdam. Copia presents Dorantes´newest wok, written during her stay and will be launched during the festival at MAMA.

Copia will be available in a Dutch and an English translation. The Dutch translation is done by Mariolein Sabarte Belacortu and Robin Myers translated the poems into English.


Wednesday May 30th
17.00 – 19.00

Time table
17.00 – Short introduction by Yin Yin Wong
17.15 – Introduction Dolores Dorantes by Mariolein Sabarte Belacortu
17.30 – Recital by Dolores Dorantes
17.45 – Reading of Dutch translations Mariolein Sabarte Belacortu
18.00 – Book launch and drinks

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See you there!