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26 Oct 2013 14:00 - 22:00

Ondrej Buddeus at Camarade IV Poetry Festival

The Camarade poetry festival is a unique and unforgettable one day explosion of dynamic collaboration in contemporary avant garde and literary poetics. Ondrej Buddeus will be one of the 100 participating poets who align in 50 pairs, each writing an original collaborative work, written specifically for the festival and premiered on the day.


Ondrej Buddeus (*1984) is a Czech translator, poet and an episodic essayist. He translates from German and Norwegian (J. Winkler, J. E. Vold, A. Mortensen et al.), is editor-in-chief of the contemporary poetry magazine Psí vino and is writing his doctoral thesis in Scandinavian studies.

Some of his texts have been translated into German, Italian, Polish and English. In 2011, he published his début text collection 55 007 characters with spaces and picture book for adults, Orangutan in captivity tends towards obesity.

He was nominated for the Magnesia Litera Prize, Bank Austria Literaris and Dresdner Lyrikpreis. In 2013, he was awarded with the Jiri Orten Prize for his collection Swiftly.


Ondrej Buddeus will also participate in the North Wales International Poetry Festival (17 October - 22 October) betwen 19 and 22 October 2013 and will give a reading at the Rich Mix Arts Centre on 23 October.

Rix Mix Arts Centre, 35-47 Bethnal Green Rd, London E1 6LA


26 Oct 2013 14:00 - 22:00


Czech Center is a coorganizer of the event

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