Amsterdam Quarterly Party/Reading 26 Jan. ABC, A’dam

Amsterdam Quarterly Publication Party/Reading 26 Jan. ABC A’dam

Amsterdam Quarterly (AQ) will mark the publication of its seventh annual print-on-demand (POD) yearbook with a party and reading on Friday, 26 January 2018 from 6 to 7.45 p.m. at the American Book Center, Spui 12 in Amsterdam. AQ 2017 Yearbook writers Darya Danesh, Bryan R. Monte and Pat Seman, as well as AQ writers’ group members Simon Brod, Amina Imzine, and Sarah Kinebanian, shall read their work. Admission is free.

The AQ 2017 Yearbook includes interviews with former American Academy of Poets Chancellor Naomi Shihab Nye and Dundee International Book Prize and Black Lawrence Hudson Prize winner Jacob M. Appel. The AQ 2017 Yearbook also includes poetry by Nye, fiction by Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg prize winner, Srinjay Chakravarti, as well as digital images by Dianne Kellogg (including the yearbook’s cover image). The AQ 2017 Yearbook will also be the first yearbook with colour pages.

Amsterdam Quarterly was founded in 2011. Its mission is to publish, promote and comment on art and writing 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 2017 were: Medicine (AQ18), Animals (AQ19), and Education (AQ20). Themes for 2018 will be: Money (AQ21), Texture (AQ22) and Genealogy (AQ23) with reading periods in January, April and July 2018 respectively.

AQ is published online in the spring, summer and autumn at and at and as a print-on-demand yearbook compilation in the winter. In addition, AQ has a writers group which meets on the third Sunday of the month from September to June in Amsterdam.