Writers on Demand: Amsterdam Quarterly Publication Party

Amsterdam Quarterly (AQ), a new, literary magazine, will hold a party to celebrate the publication of its 2011 yearbook on Friday, 27 January, at 6 PM at the American Book Center in Amsterdam.

Novelist Philibert Schogt, poet and essayist Iclal Akcay, and publisher Bryan Monte will be present to mingle with well-wishers and sign books hot off the Espresso Book Machine press.

Drinks and refreshments will be provided. Copies of the Amsterdam Quarterly 2011 Yearbook will be printed during the party to demonstrate the ABC’s Espresso Book Machine (EBM). An ABC staffperson will also be on hand to answer questions about using the EBM for printing your own books. Come to the party and meet Amsterdam Quarterly’s writers, editors and publisher.

  • Date: Friday, 27 January
  • Time: 6pm
  • Place: 2nd floor, American Book Center, Spui 12, Amsterdam.
  • More information: bryan@amsterdamquarterly.nl

About Amsterdam Quarterly

Amsterdam Quarterly is an online tri-quarterly with an annual, print-on-demand yearbook.

AQ publishes poetry, short stories, memoirs, photography and interviews with writers and artists living in Amsterdam, and the rest of the world.

AQ1 featured poetry by Ron Linder and Edward Mycue, short stories by Alison Brown and Philibert Schogt and an interview with Philibert Schogt. AQ2 featured poetry by Iclal Akcay, Daniel Bachhuber, Megan Garr and Eleonore Schönmaier, memoirs by Dan Gustafson and Joan Shore, and an interview with Moira Egan.

Submissions for the next edition of Amsterdam Quarterly

AQ3 is scheduled for publication in April 2012. Its general themes are psychology, parapsychology, and the paranormal, and it will feature poetry by Charles Jensen, fiction by Ron Linder, and non-fiction by Iclal Akcay. The reading period for AQ3 closes on 31 January 2012. Poems should be more no more than two, A4 pages in length, short stories/memoirs, no longer than 7,500 words. Enquiries about publishing photographs or other artwork are also welcome. Email submissions or enquiries to: submissions@amsterdamquarterly.nl