AQ Celebrates 2016 Yearbook Launch at American Book Center, Amsterdam

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, […]

AQ Yearbook Party/Reading, 20 January 2017, American Book Center, Amsterdam

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 […]

AQ Editor Interviewed by Friends Journal

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 […]

AQ Celebrates Fifth Anniversary/Lustrum at OBA

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, […]

AQ to Hold 5th Yearbook Launch/Reading 4 Feb. 2016

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, […]

AQ14 Writers Mentioned in Poetry and Poets & Writers magazines

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 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 […]

AQ Holds Reading at Anne Frank Center NYC

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 […]

AQ Holds 4th Yearbook Launch Reading; NYC Anne Frank Center Reading 17 January 2015

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 […]