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PLU n.6 Submissions open

Do you write poetry, prose, articles, interviews? Are you into creating works of art, taking interesting photographs, drawing cartoons? Paris Lit Up is looking for excellent, exciting work to put into the sixth edition of its art & literature magazine. … Continue reading

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Under One Roof

The Pompidou Centre and the BPI If you live in Paris you may well have heard the word “Beaubourg” from the mouths of stressed-out students. They mean the Bibliothèque Publique d’Information. Even if you don’t live here, the probability is that you’ve heard … Continue reading

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100 Thousand Poets for Change

“Poets, musicians, songwriters, and artists from across the planet in a demonstration/ celebration to promote serious social and political change.” A poetry evening to fight the evils of the world * I like the sound of this, although I have to admit the … Continue reading

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The Literary Scene in Paris, Post N°4

Double Change: Poetry readings in Paris. Eyes Right! Ears Open! Sir Yes Sir. We’re here to explore another of the Anglo literary pockets that’s buzzing in Paris right now. It’s a bilingual American-French set-up, and it’s been going since 2000. … Continue reading

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The Literary Scene in Paris – Post N°3

Unstrung Letters One of the newer kids on the literary block in Paris, Unstrung Letters is a great idea. Here’s their blurb from the Facebook page: “Unstrung Letters is an informal lecture series. It’s critical (some one presents an opinion, … Continue reading

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The Literary Scene in Paris, post n°2

Shakespeare and Co. A full year and a half after my very FIRST post I come back to my old friend Shakespeare and Co., with good reason.On the 14th December 2011, the legendary George Whitman, owner of Shakespeare and Co passed … Continue reading

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No ordinary Book Club

The Book Club in Paris Thanks to Rachel_H @ Flickr creative commons Like the idea of sitting over a cup of tea calmly discussing the latest chic-lit must-read with a group of close friends? Well, this might not be the book club … Continue reading

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