Volume 2, Number 7: "Salt"
Salt: a crystalline compound occurring as a mineral and used for seasoning food and as a preservative; a constituent of seawater; pungency, vigor, a sharpness of wit.
VERSO / is Amsterdam’s live literary journal. Our May 1st number, “Salt”, is curated by Genevieve Hudson, an American writer now based in Amsterdam. In this issue: poetry by Broc Rossell, Jennifer Nelson, and Nadia de Vries and a film screening by Italian scholar, filmmaker, and activist Silvia Radicioni.
VERSO / is a monthly literary journal of our city’s and our world’s best editors, writers, artists, and thinkers, in live-form poems, stories, essays, interviews, reviews, and more. Volume 2 turns its symbolic lens to "terra firma" through pre-18th century alchemical symbols.
Doors open at 7pm. Entrance is 5 euros*. Cash only!
The Semaphore Bookstore is open 7-10pm, featuring a range of local authors' books, second-hand treasures, and the last available copies of Versal's first eleven-year run.
VERSO / is brought to you by Mezrab and the makers of Versal.
At VERSO /, you can also donate to the following refugee initiatives. OV cards and cash to top them up are needed.
1. UvA's Humanities faculty to offer courses for continued education
2. Kostgewonnen collective's studio space for artists
*60% of door funds are divided among the evening's contributors, 40% of door funds are used by Versal to produce VERSO / and its other projects.