Events, Festivals and Opportunities


Wild about Words - Omid Shams Gakieh unveils literary sculpture at Aarhus Festival

08 August 2014

Omid_Shams_Gakieh.jpgNewly arrived Iranian guest writer in Aarhus, Omid Shams Gakieh, participates at the Vild med Ord (Wild about Words) Festival in Aarhus, Denmark.

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Ragip Zarakolu kicks off Literature Festival Season in Sigtuna, Sweden

08 August 2014

Ragip_Zarakolu.jpgThe Literature Festival Season is just starting, with ICORN guest writers participating at festivals from Stavanger to Rio de Janeiro. First off is Ragip Zarakolu, participating at Sigtuna Literature Festival this weekend, 23.-24. August.

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ICORN goes to Chicago

04 April 2014

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On Friday 25 and Saturday 26 April, the ICORN guest writers Manal al-Sheikh (Iraq/Stavanger) and Mazen Maarouf (Palestine/Reykjavik) will be performing in  Chicago under the title “Voices of Protest – celebrating global literature + freedom of expression”. An Al-Jazeera-produced  film on each of them will be screened during the event, and the writers will read from their works and engage in dialogue with the audience.

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