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A (Basque) Hallucination
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A (Basque) hallucination is the translation into English of the literary piece that Eneko Aizpurua created for Other Words. Aizpurua carried out an eight-week residency in Leeuwarden, Friesland, in the autumn of 2017, where he was hosted by the Oare Wurden team.

Eneko Aizpurua

2018-03-20 10:08

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The Train to Monastir
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This is André Looijenga's description of the creation work that he did for Other Words in Bitola, Macedonia:

"My travel short story The Train to Monastir is based on my journey by train and bus between Budapest and Bitola in June 2016. I have intertwined my impressions of landscapes, cities and crossing borders and chance encounters with other travellers and local people with recollections of the history of the Balkans, especially to the last half century of Ottoman rule in Macedonia."

André Looijenga

2018-02-23 15:24

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IXO –shush– (1987)
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Yoseba Peña wrote IXO (1987) during his Other Words residency in Dublin at the end of 2016. It corresponds to the first few chapters of the third –and last– part of his novel HARIAK (THREADS), published by Susa in 2018.

Yoseba Peña

2018-02-07 13:25

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Footsteps in the clay: towards a new awareness for the Bildts language
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In May and June 2017, Bildts writer and editor-in-chief Gerard Marcel de Jong (1979, St.-Anne) stayed in Donostia, Basque Country, as part of the Other Words program. There he worked on his debut, the Bildts novella ‘Blau fan dagen, griis fan ônrust’ (‘Blue of days, grey of unrest’). His stay there resulted in an essay about the threats and opportunities for his own small language, Bildts. ‘Footsteps in the clay: towards a new awareness for the Bildts language’.

Gerard De Jong

2018-01-30 19:53

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The Land Among Battles
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'The Land Among Battles' is the English translation of the creation work that Zdravko Duša produced during his literary residency in Bitola, Macedonia, in the summer of 2016.

Zdravko Duša

2018-01-26 13:09

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