Amsterdam Quarterly’s 2018 themes for issues 21-23 were announced yesterday at the AQ Writers’ Group’s monthly meeting in Amsterdam. At the meeting, publisher/editor Bryan R. Monte also announced that Amsterdam Quarterly would go “all Oxford” in 2018 for both its dictionary and style manual. For issues 1-20, AQ had used the Oxford Dictionary and The […]
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Colour AQ 2014 & 2015 Yearbooks Displayed in American Book Center Window, Amsterdam Amsterdam Quarterly’s 2014 and 2015 Yearbooks are on display at American Book Center, Spui 12, in Amsterdam. This is to publicize the ABC’s new, colour, print-on-demand, book printer. Previously, all AQ yearbook pages were printed in black & white. Now with the […]
On Friday, 20 January 2017, Amsterdam Quarterly (AQ) celebrated the publication of its 2016 Yearbook with a reading and party at the American Book Center (ABC) in Amsterdam. In attendance were readers and audience members from as far away as the United Kingdom and as nearby as Amsterdam. Readers included poets Arthur Allen, Simon Brod, […]
Amsterdam Quarterly (AQ) will hold its sixth annual Yearbook launch, party, and reading on Friday, 20 January 2017 from 6 to 7.45 PM at the American Book Center, Spui 12, second floor, in Amsterdam. The AQ 2016 Yearbook includes an interview in Dutch with photographer Carel van Hees about his Rijksmuseum Document Nederland exhibition (translated […]
On 30 March 2016, Amsterdam Quarterly’s editor, Bryan R. Monte, was interviewed via Skype by Friends Journal associate editor, Gail Coyle. Monte’s “No One Ever Asks” poem about accessibility issues at Amsterdam’s 1890s meetinghouse was published in the March 2016 issue of Friends Journal devoted to disability and inclusion in Friends (Quaker) meetings. This interview […]
On Thursday, 4 February 2016, Amsterdam Quarterly (AQ) celebrated its fifth anniversary (lustrum) at the Amsterdam Main Library’s (OBA) Theatre with a book launch and a reading. Headlining the event was Amsterdam novelist Philibert Schogt reading from his latest, bi-lingual novel End of Story/Einde verhaal. Other readers included poets Abra Bertman, Amina Imzine, Sarah Kinebanian, […]
On Thursday, 4 February 2016 from 7 to 9 PM, Amsterdam Quarterly will hold its fifth annual yearbook launch and reading at Amsterdam’s main library (OBA) at Oosterdokskade 143. AQ will celebrate its first Lustrum with readings by Amsterdam novelist Philibert Schogt, AQ publisher/editor Bryan R. Monte, and AQ writers’ group core members Sharon Feigal, Amina Imzine, […]
Two of Amsterdam Quarterly’s fourteenth issue (AQ14) writers have received mentions in two literary magazines. Poetry mentioned editor Bryan R. Monte’s interview with David Trinidad on its Harriet Staff blog at http://www.poetryfoundation.org/harriet/2015/09/david-trinidad-explains-it-all-very-well/. In an article entitled “David Trinidad Explains It All Very Well” are two excerpts from AQ14’s interview that discusses Trinidad’s poetic influences, his interest […]
On 17 January 2015, 35 people gathered at the Anne Frank Center in New York City to celebrate the American launch of the Amsterdam Quarterly 2014 Yearbook. Three AQ writers and one artist read from and/or about their work. Irving Greenfield read his story, “From Another Place” about the liberation of a concentration camp. Arthur […]
Sunday, 23 November, 2014, Amsterdam Quarterly held its fourth, annual yearbook launch party and reading for an enthusiastic and appreciative audience at The English Bookshop. To celebrate the publication of the Amsterdam Quarterly 2014 Yearbook, five AQ contributors read fiction, memoir and poetry. The AQ 2014 Yearbook includes work by well-known authors such as exclusive interviews with BBC/NPR humourist David […]