Making Tracks

Compiled by Liam Klenk

 

ONGOING EVENTS

Zürich | Writers on Board meets one Sunday a month at 13:15 at the Bürkliplatz boat station, next to the landing stage, to take the 13:30 round-trip ferry to Rapperswil (return into Zürich: 17:25). Next meet-ups: 18 June, 23 July, 20 August, 17 September
For more information about the program, contact buchsara@bluemail.ch

Zürich | Kaufleuten and the Literaturhaus offer a full program of readings and cultural events (see below for a select few).
www.kaufleuten.ch/events/kultur
http://www.literaturhaus.ch/literaturhaus/programm

Mslexia lists literary competitions with closing dates—good luck!
mslexia.co.uk/writing-competitions

 

JUNE

Readings

Zürich | 21 June 2017 | 20:00
Deborah Feldman at Kaufleuten

Conferences and festivals

Leukerbad | 30 June-2 July 2017
22nd Leukerbad International Literature Festival, featuring over three dozen authors from all over the world; literary walk from Kandersteg scheduled 29 June

http://literaturfestival.ch/wwkd17/english/index.html 

 

JULY

Conferences and festivals 

Zürich | 3-9 July 2017
5th Openair Literatur Festival Zürich in the Old Botanical Garden, with readings from John M. Coetzee, Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor, Anthony McCarten and Junot Diaz (among others), as well as performances and discussions
https://www.literaturopenair.ch/

Other

Zürich | 1 July 2017 | 10:00
Story Hour at the Orell Füssli ZH Kramhof & Bookshop https://www.orellfuessli.ch/shop/home/veranstaltungen/showDetail/6965/

Berne | 1 July 2017 | 10:00
Children’s Hour at the Orell Füssli English Bookshop
https://www.orellfuessli.ch/shop/home/veranstaltungen/showDetail/6955/

Brig | 19 July 2017 | 16:00
Book signing with Donna Leon at the ZAP* Brig bookshop
http://www.orellfuessli.ch/shop/home/veranstaltungen/showDetail/5853/

 

AUGUST

Conferences and festivals

Zürich | 17 August-3 September 2017
Zürcher Theater Spektakel annual performing arts festival at the Landiwiese
https://www.theaterspektakel.ch/

Other
Zürich | 5 August 2017 | 10:00
Story Hour at the Orell Füssli ZH Kramhof & Bookshop
https://www.orellfuessli.ch/shop/home/veranstaltungen/showDetail/6966/

 

PREVIEW

Workshops

Geneva | 17 September 2017
Geneva Writers Group: Witnessing with Words, Writing the Effective Essay with Susan Tiberghien http://www.genevawritersgroup.org/Programs-Workshops

Gascony (SW France) | 17-23 September 2017
A Chapter Away—Residential Writing Courses in SW France: Crime writing with award-winning authors Clare Mackintosh and Isabelle Grey
http://www.achapteraway.com/writing_crime.html

Conferences and festivals

 Zürich | 28 September-8 October 2017
13th Zürich Film Festival with premieres, screenings and master classes
http://zff.com/en/home/

 

Zürich & Winterthur | 25-29 October 2017
‘Zürich liest’ international literary festival
http://www.zuerich-liest.ch/english

Author: Susan Platt

Swissbizchick, multilingual communications professional and business executive. Part of the original launch and editorial team behind Swiss movie magazine close-up! Has written, ghostwritten and edited for several publications and in-house magazines in English, German, French and Italian. Co-founder of Swisspaleo, a board member of The Powerhouse Network for Professional Women in Zürich and blogs yonder at Swissbizchick.com and SwissSmallBizBootcamp.

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