The ACF and the Embassy of Slovenia are pleased to invite you to a poetry evening with an Austrian-Slovenian poet. The reading and discussion will be in Slovenian, German, and English. Introductory remarks and moderation will be done by Prof. Dr. Vesna Kondrič Horvat, University of Maribor. This event is part of the European Month of Culture.(http://www.euintheus.org/event/european-month-of-culture/).
Cvetka Lipuš, member of the Slovenian minority in Austria’s province of Carinthia, is an award-winning author, who writes poetry in her first language despite having lived outside the Slovenian community for most of her adulthood. After residing more than fifteen years in Pittsburgh, PA, she relocated to Salzburg, Austria in 2009. Ms. Lipuš has published seven collections of poetry, much of which has been translated into different languages. She is also the recipient of fellowships and literary awards in different countries, including the prestigious national Prešeren foundation award.
When: Tuesday, May 17, 2016 | 7:30 pm
Where: Austrian Cultural Forum, 3524 International Court, NW, Washington, DC, 20008
Tickets: General Admission is free and open to the public. Please reserve your ticket at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/reading-and-discussion-cvetka-lipus-tickets-24601316199