Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Five Important Facts about Blue Met 2015!

So much to say about our 2015 Festival, which runs April 20 - 26, 2015 at Hotel 10 in downtown Montreal (in addition to several other venues around town).

Check out the entire program at our website.

Number one: 

We have literary stars: Nancy Huston, Junot Díaz, Patrick Chamoiseau, Russell Banks, André Aciman, Gene Luen Yang, Yasmina Khadra, Annharte, Don McKay, Marie Howe, Hector Tobar, David Usher, and many more!

Number two: 

Junot Diaz
We are more international than ever: Writers from Martinique, Trinidad, Germany, France, the USA, Mexico, Portugal, Argentina, Israel, Algeria and more! Events in English, French, Spanish, Italian, Hebrew, German and Portuguese!

Number three: 

We have some fun series on all kinds of literary topics: Series on Mile End, Generosity, Pan America, the Caribbean, Performigrations, France, a Film Series, Europe, Almemar (Jewish writers), Well-being and lots more!

Number four: 

2015:  big Festival in a record number of venues throughout Montreal: This year we are pleased to
Oonya Kempadoo
present well over 260 events at our venue hotel as well as at the Grande Bibliothèque, Rialto Theatre, Concordia University's De Sève Cinema, Librairie Las Américas, Goethe-Institut, Librairie Drawn & Quarterly, Lion d'Or, plus other bookstores throughout Greater Montreal (from Saint-Lambert on the South Shore to Rosemére on the North Shore and many places in between).

Number five:
Literature and much, much more! Literature is the core of what we do but this year we also have a Film Series, two dance performances, writing workshops, theatre, walking tours, history, and politics.

American poet, Marie Howe

French novelist, Adrien Bosc

André Aciman
Russell Banks
Nancy Huston
Gene Luen Yang

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