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Guernica Editions at Blue Metropolis 2010

Blue MetropolisGuernica authors, editors and publishers will all be in attendance at the 12th Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival in Montreal, April 21-25, 2010.

Blue Met is the world’s first multilingual literary festival – and the best five-day literary party there is. In 2009, Blue Met gathered 250 writers, literary translators, musicians, actors, journalists and publishers from Quebec and all around the world for five days of literary events in English, French, Spanish and other languages.

This year’s schedule is equally exciting:

TRADUCTION ET POÉSIE : LA PAROLE AUX ÉDITIONS GUERNICA
Delta Centre-Ville – Verriére AB
Thursday, April 22, 2010, 7:30 PM
Français / English
Duration: 90 minutes

Guernica célèbre par cette activité plusieurs années de traduction de la poésie de nombreux poètes québecois. Alors que certains auteurs lisent leurs textes en français, Antonio D’Alfonso, Connie McParland et Michael Mirolla en liront la traduction anglaise.

On this occasion, Guernica celebrates several years of Quebec’s poetry translation. While some authors will read their poems in French, Antonio D’Alfonso, Connie McParland et Michael Mirolla will read its English translation.

With Nora Alleyn, Paul Bélanger, Antonio D’Alfonso, Carole David, Denise Desautels, Jean-Marc Desgent, Louise Dupré, Connie Guzzo McParland, Michael Mirolla. Hosted by Antonio D’Alfonso.

FORUM INTERNATIONAL DES ÉDITEURS : LIRE LE MONDE EN NUMÉRIQUE / INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHERS FORUM: READ THE WORLD IN DIGITAL
Delta Centre-Ville – Cartier AB
Friday, April 23, 2010, 10:00 AM
Antonio D’Alfonso and Michael Mirolla
Français / English
Duration: 180 minutes
By invitation only

Rencontre d’éditeurs et de professionnels du livre du Québec, du Canada et de l’étranger. Sur invitation seulement.

A professional meeting for foreign publishers and other book-industry professionals with their Quebec and English-Canadian counterparts.

Ministère de la Culture, des Communications et de la Condition féminine, ANEL

Hosted by Isabelle Chartrand-Delorme, Linda Leith.

REFLECTIONS ON CULTURE: AN ANTHOLOGY OF CREATIVE AND CRITICAL WRITING
Delta Centre-Ville – Les Courants
Saturday, April 24, 2010, 1:30 PM
Michael Mirolla
English
Free

Collective launch of the AICW anthology edited by Licia Canton, Venera Fazio and Jim Zucchero with readings by anthology contributors.

Association of Italian-Canadian Writers

With Licia Canton, Domenico Capilongo, Bruna Di Giuseppe-Bertoni, Sonia Di Placido, Frank Giorno, Michael Mirolla, Giovanna Riccio, Jim Zucchero.

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