Our first ever Uni-Verse Poetry Slam took place at Polkadot and was hosted by the cracking Elif Duygu Sahan. Find pictures of the winner, Naana Bodomo, and the other contestants here!
On January 28, our friends at the Vienna Lit Book Club will discuss „Midwinter“ by Fiona Melrose.
There are many great societies for burgeoning and established writers in Vienna – we’ve compiled a list for you!
a short story by Holly Girling.
„Tara wasn’t good at many things growing up. She wasn’t particularly bad at things. She just wasn’t very good.“
a poem by Elifnaz Kabalci.
„The ivy strikes
ripping, breaking and disfiguring
who you are“
a short story by Philipp Kroiss.
Before moving on to the dance floor, he pulled Terry to the side,”How do you do it? How do you make everyone…fall in love with you?”
How and where does an archetypal fairy tale turn into an abstract romance with the night, then turn into a coming-of-age sci-fi adventure with actual aliens and eventually turn into a coming-of-age fantasy story with actual dragons over the course of 8 iterations? At the Uni-Verse, of course!
We „lean(ed) and loaf(ed) at (our) ease observing a spear of summer grass“ (Whitman) and enjoyed the „summer, when luxuriously / Spring’s honeyed cud of youthful thought (we loved) / To ruminate, and by such dreaming high / (Were) nearest unto heaven“. (Keats)