Ulysses' Shelter: building writers-in-residence network

organizes literary residences for young writers, translators and editors. The project will begin at the end of 2018 at three locations - in Ljubljana, Larissa and in Pomena on the island of Mljet, organized by Sandorf publishing house from Zagreb, in partnership with Slovenian Writers' Society (DSP) from Ljubljana and publishing house Thraka from Larissa. Each resident will spend three weeks on each location from December 2018 to October 2019, and the idea of the project is to gradually extend the network of partners to other European countries in the future and to bring together artists from around the world and expose the creative potential of various European locations. Tovar.hr is the main means of informing about the Ulysses' Shelter project - about the residents, their work, and events within the project (readings, workshops, conferences and social events with residents).

The Thessalian Poetry Festival 2020

The Thessalian Poetry Festival (28/09 – 03/10) is organized by Thraka publishing house and the Municipality of Larissa, and this year it took place both online & offline. You are very welcome to check out the program of the festival and follow the online events here: https://thessalianpoetry.gr/programma/
Thraka publishing house is a partner in the “Ulysses' Shelter” project, which is co-funded by the Creative Europe program of the European Union. 
The project was presented during two events both called “Poetry in The Shelter”: Thursday, 1/10, 20.00-20.45. 
The participants: Eleni Anastasopoulou (writer), Barbara Pogačnik (vice president of the Slovenian Writers Association), Thanos Gogos (Project Coordinator, Thraka publishing house). The participants discussed the 1st and 2nd cycle of the project. The event also presented the poetry of Dimitris Karakitsos, who is participating in the 2nd cycle of the “Ulysses' Shelter” program. 
Location: Mill of Pappas, Larissa. Saturday, 3/10, 20.00-20.45. 
Participants: Elan Grug Muse (Wales), Steven Hitchins (Wales), Maja Klarić (Croatia), Maša Seničić (Serbia), Thomas Tsalapatis (Greece). Young poets who are participating in the 2nd cycle of “Ulysses' Shelter” talked about their experience and read their poetry. The presentation is screened with Greek subtitles.



Sandorf - publishing house founded in 2008, engaged in Croatian literature and literature in translation, and in a wide range of books in humanities.


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