Making Tracks

A selection of literary goings on in Zürich and beyond this Autumn. Compiled by Jim Rushing.

ONGOING EVENTS

Zürich | Bürkliplatz boat station

Next meet-ups: 15th September, 13th October, 17th November, 15th 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 [email protected]

 

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)

 

September 2019

Zürich | Kaufleuten

10 September 2019 | 20:00

Literature: Tommy Orange – There There

https://kaufleuten.ch/event/tommy-orange/  

 

Zürich | Literaturhaus

7-8 September 2019 | 10:30

20 Years of Literaturhaus

http://www.literaturhaus.ch/literaturhaus/veranstaltungen/20-jahre-literaturhaus-zuerich

 

Zürich | Literaturhaus

18 September 2019 | 19:30

Literature: Ro Quan – The Arsonists

http://www.literaturhaus.ch/literaturhaus/veranstaltungen/ro-kwon-die-brandstifter 

 

Zürich | Kosmos

18 September 2019 | 19:00

Literature: Karina Sainz Borgo – Night in Caracas

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

 

Zürich | Kosmos

26 September 2019 | 20:30

Cosmic Talk with Ben Moore

https://kosmos.ch/programm/veranstaltungen/cosmic-talk-with-ben-moore/113681/nach-datum?date=2019-09-26

 

October 2019

Zürich | Kosmos

4 October 2019 | 20:00

Literature: Martin Walker – Bruno’s Garden Cookbook

https://kosmos.ch/programm/veranstaltungen/lesung-martin-walker/124894/nach-datum?date=2019-10-04

 

Zürich | TBD

23 October 2019 | 19:00

Non-Fiction: Jill Lepore – These Truths

http://www.literaturhaus.ch/literaturhaus/veranstaltungen/jill-lepore-diese-wahrheiten-geschichte-der-vereinigten-staaten-von 

 

Zürich | Kaufleuten

24 October 2019 | 19:30

Literature: Colson Whitehead – The Nickel Boys

https://kaufleuten.ch/event/colson-whitehead/

 

25 October 2019 | 20:00

Literature: Stewart O’Nan – Henry Personally

https://kosmos.ch/programm/veranstaltungen/lesung-stewart-o-nan-henry-persoenlich-/123970/nach-datum?date=2019-10-25

 

Zürich | Literaturhaus

26 October 2019 | 14:00

Guided Tour of The Museum Society

http://www.literaturhaus.ch/literaturhaus/veranstaltungen/keller-joyce-und-lenin-auf-der-spur-fuehrung-durch-die-0 

 

November 2019

Basel | Various

8-10 November 2019 | See program for times

BuchBasel International Literature Festival 

https://www.buchbasel.ch/

 

Zürich | Volkhaus

15 November 2019 | 20:00

Literature: Salman Rushdie – Quichotte

https://kaufleuten.ch/event/salman-rushdie/ 

 

Zürich | Kosmos

23 November 2019 | 20:30

Cosmic Talk with Ben Moore

https://kosmos.ch/programm/veranstaltungen/cosmic-talk-with-ben-moore/113681/nach-datum?date=2019-09-26

 

Zürich | Kaufleuten

24 November 2019 | 20:00

Literature: David Sedaris 

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

December 2019

Zürich | Kosmos

14 December 2019 | 20:30

Cosmic Talk with Ben Moore

https://kosmos.ch/programm/veranstaltungen/cosmic-talk-with-ben-moore/113681/nach-datum?date=2019-09-26

 

 

 

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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