Amsterdam Quarterly 2018 Yearbook Publication Party/Reading 25 Jan. ABC, A’dam
Amsterdam Quarterly (AQ) will mark the publication of its eighth-annual, print-on-demand (POD) yearbook with a party and reading on Friday, 25 January 2019 from 6 to 7.40 p.m. at the American Book Center, Spui 12 in Amsterdam. AQ 2018 Yearbook writers Simon Brod, Amina Imzine, Bryan R. Monte, bart plantenga, and Pat Seman, as well as AQ Writers’ Group member Darya Danesh, shall read their work. Admission is free.
The AQ 2018 Yearbook includes poetry by 2017 Sow’s Ear Poetry contest winner AKaiser and 2018 Keats-Shelley Prize winner Laurinda Lind, photography and art by Jury S. Judge, Dianne Kellogg, Jayne Marek, Peter E. Murphy and Bob Ward, and fiction by Carrie Callaghan and Susan Lloy, among others.
Amsterdam Quarterly was founded in 2011. Its mission is to publish, promote and comment on writing and art in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and the rest of the world. AQ publishes art, articles, drama, essays, fiction, interviews, memoirs, photo essays, photography, poetry and reviews of local and international writers and artists.
AQ’s themes in 2018 were: Money (AQ21), Texture (AQ22), and Genealogy (AQ23). Themes for 2019 will be: Media (AQ24), Amsterdam (AQ25), and Borderlands (AQ26) with reading periods in January, April and July 2019 respectively.
AQ is published online in the spring, summer and autumn at www.amsterdamwquarterly.org and at amsterdamquarterly.nl and as a print-on-demand yearbook compilation in the winter. In addition, the AQ Writers Group meets on the third Sunday of the month from September to June in Amsterdam.