Making Tracks

A selection of writerly goings on in Zürich and beyond this Summer.

Compiled by Jim Rushing

 

ONGOING EVENTS

 

Zürich | Bürkliplatz boat station

Next meet-ups: 23 June, 14 July, 11 August, 15 September, 13 October, 17 November, 15 December

Writers on Board meets one Sunday a month to take the 13:30 round-trip ferry to Rapperswil (return into Zürich: 17:25).

For more information about the program, contact buchsara@bluemail.ch

 

Zümikon ZH | location TBD

Writing from the Soul creative writing workshops are run by Amy Aves Challenger, throughout the year.

https://www.amyaveschallenger.com/workshops

 

Zürich | Kaufleuten, Literaturhaus, Kosmos

All 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

https://kosmos.ch/

 

Mslexia lists literary competitions with closing dates—good luck! (nothing current as of publication date)

 

June 2019

 

Solothurn | Various

31 May – 2 June 2019 | Various Times

41st Solothurn Literature Days

https://www.literatur.ch/#header

 

Zürich | Kaufleuten

3 June 2019 | 20:00

Paul Mason discusses Clear Bright Future and Humanism

https://kaufleuten.ch/event/paul-mason/

 

Zürich | Kosmos

5 June 2019 | 10:15

Creative Writing workshop

https://kosmos.ch/programm/veranstaltungen/einzelansicht/kreatives-schreiben-workshop/118199

 

Zürich | Kosmos

13 June 2019 | 18:00

‘Shared Reading’

https://kosmos.ch/programm/veranstaltungen/shared-reading/116354/nach-datum?date=2019-06-13#details

 

Zürich | Literaturhaus

13 June 2019 | 19:30

Reading by Rachel Kushner from The Mars Room

http://www.literaturhaus.ch/literaturhaus/veranstaltungen/rachel-kushner-ich-bin-ein-schicksal

 

 

July 2019

 

https://www.literaturopenair.ch

 

Zürich | Kosmos

17 July 2019 | 18:00

Children’s reading and workshop:”How is the Moon Going?”

https://kosmos.ch/programm/veranstaltungen/kinderlesung-und-workshop-wie-gehts-denn-nun-zum-mond-/119777/nach-datum?date=2019-07-17

 

 

August 2019

 

Zürich | Kosmos

13 June 2019 | 18:00

‘Shared Reading’

https://kosmos.ch/programm/veranstaltungen/shared-reading/116354/nach-datum?date=2019-06-13#details

 

 

September 2019

 

Zürich | Kosmos

13 June 2019 | 18:00

Reading by Karina Sainz Borgo from Night in Caracas

https://kosmos.ch/programm/veranstaltungen/lesung-karina-sainz-borgo/122913/nach-datum?date=2019-09-18

 

 

PREVIEW

Zürich | Kaufleuten

24 November 2019 | 20:00

David Sedaris 

https://kaufleuten.ch/event/david-sedaris/

Author: Libby O'Loghlin

Novelist, social entrepreneur, nutrition and narrative coach. Creative Director of The Woolf Quarterly; Co-Founder of WriteCon and The Powerhouse Zurich. Nature is my jam.

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