News: Stavanger

The Diásporas/Encuentros tour visits five cities this week

This week, audiences in Gothenburg, Stockholm, Trondheim, Stavanger and Oslo are invited to encounters with some of the most exciting voices in contemporary literature from the Americas. Writers Rodrigo Fresán (Argentina/Spain), Guadalupe Nettel (Mexico), Ana Valdés (Uruguay/Sweden) and Pedro Carmona-Alvarez (Chile/Norway) take part in this leg of the Diásporas/Encuentros tour, the third literary tour organised by the Shahrazad - stories for life partners in Stockholm and Stavanger.

The Neighbourhood Challenge Brings Poet and Photographer to Stavanger

Last week, former ICORN Guest Writer Easterine Kire Iralu and photographer Anita Ingebrigtsen visited Stavanger as part of The Shahrazad Neighbourhood Challenge project. For six days, they explored the city and its surroundings looking for people, places and situations to take pictures of and write poems about, with the intent of creating a photo-poem-book about the city.

Poetic Valentine's Day in Stavanger

On Valentine's Day, Stavanger City of Refuge and Shahrazad - stories for life
offer a heartwarming evening of poetry and music from around the world.


ICORN Guest Writer takes part in planning South African Film Days in Lillehammer

ICORN Guest Writer and filmmaker Prudence Uriri teaches film and is working on her next project, "After the Storm". This film has received support from Shahrazad's Neighbourhood Challenge, and will be made in cooperation with producers Elisabeth O. Sjaastad and Bob Coen.

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