2015

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Be careful what you ask for some say, I predicted that 2015 would be a year for change, and a lot more. It has been an amazing ride, some very low lows and some high flying highs. Personally I have deveopled probably the most creatively since my early art studio years. And the e.V. despite some internal

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One for firsts – first reading to kids for Stewart Tunnicliff first reading for Peggy Spitzner first reading of her short story for Marjon Borsboom first event at Gohliser Wannebad first Jackanory event (kids readings) for Leipzig Writers e.V. first impressions by our newbie photographer Olivia Mang

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Excuse me dear readers if this is a bit of a polemic but I will start with words from a great mind – “Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties” *Erich Fromm* One of those certainties is that the way mental illness is dealt with by the individual and society currently is neither healthy

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I dibble and dabble here and there with a fair many creative avenues, but coming from years of finding my need to express myself, poetry comes somewhat naturally. No matter what I am doing I can guarantee to see some of the beauty in this form. I did not expect to be hit so hard by

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It is with a heavy heart that we have to say goodbye to Sofa Stories @Uptown Coffee Bar. It was a nice vibe of story telling and HiStories that leaves us with somewhat of a gap to fill. We wish Justin, the owner, well in all he does after he moves on. Keep on trucking fella!

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Continental Subway With my little troupe Inky Ensemble, we will be performing, chatting, playing music with the radio voice David Dichelle, on glocal show Continental Subway (Radio Blau). Don’t miss this new sprout of Leipzig Writers. “I’m pleased to announce that I’ll be joined on the show next Tuesday, July 21 (10 p.m.) by Inky

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One of our fresh new faces, Ana, talks about finding her place in our collective and what she thinks about performing, and the performances of Inky Ensemble. A few months ago I became a member of Leipzig Writers. It took me until now to really figure out what my role in the group is, or

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Was asked this quite high brow question recently “why does a slam poet like you follow battle rap?”. This is my response – Slam poets often get dissed on the battle rap scene, but that is part of the game. After all this is battle rap bitches! Most art forms whether low or high brow

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The KUK festival was a week ago, so I have had a bit of time to reflect. And my dreams are now not so far away. Since BEats & STreets things have developed nicely with the e.V. and collaborative performance. We have adapted over the years we have been together, and things are gelling in