Literature and books archive

Illuminations I: Elfriede Jelinek

Illuminations I: Elfriede Jelinek

26 April 2017, 7.00pm | Austrian Cultural Forum London
The first instalment of a new series of innovative events bringing to light, in London, the work of writers fundamental to the unique Austrian contribution to world literature in the post-war era.

Elfriede Jelinek is ...
The Life and Death of Birds

The Life and Death of Birds

19 April 2017, 7.00pm | Austrian Cultural Forum London
An evening of performance, music, art and literature! Seizing upon Britain’s ornithological obsession, this international artist collective presents an Attenborough inspired story about modern-day London, told through music, art and literature, from a bird’s perspective ...
Variations on a Theme 2017

Variations on a Theme 2017

29 March 2017, 7.00pm | Austrian Cultural Forum London
We are thrilled to announce the winners of the inaugural ACF London Translation Prize and ACF London Writing Prize and to invite you to a prize-giving reception to hear readings from the winners and commended ...
The ACF Translation Prize and the ACF Writing Prize

The ACF Translation Prize and the ACF Writing Prize. Call for Submissions

13 March 2017 | Austrian Cultural Forum London
WRITING PRIZE *EXTENDED* DEADLINE: Monday 20th March Deadline: Monday 13 March The Austrian Cultural Forum London is thrilled to invite submissions of translations into English of Austrian poetry, short fiction and book extracts, and original ...
A Celebration of Carl Djerassi's Literary Life

A Celebration of Carl Djerassi's Literary Life

2 March 2017, 6.15pm | Drill Hall, RADA Studios
Artists, musicians and academics come together for a special commemorative event celebrating the literary life of the celebrated Austrian scientist Carl Djerassi following his death in January 2015. Carl Djerassi (born 1923 in Vienna), was ...
Alfred Brendel Reads

Alfred Brendel Reads

22 February 2017, 7.00pm | Austrian Ambassador's Residence
Acclaimed Austrian pianist Alfred Brendel, is considered one of the leading interpreters of 20th Century classical music. Alongside this illustrius career Brendl has also penned numerous poems and essays on musical subjects. In his book ...