November 2014 – Jean-Luc Wauthier

Born in Charleroi in 1950, Jean-Luc Wauthier taught Literature at the Ecole Normale de Nivelles (Haute Ecole PH Spaak). He chaired from 2008 to 2011 the International House of Poetry-A Haulot. Editor-in-chief of the Journal des Poètes since 1991 Numerous awards, including Lucian Blaga (Romania), and the “Menada” (Macedonia) for all of his poetic work.…


Esperanto prize winners

Here are the award-winning poems for the Special Esperanto Prize. This prize is awarded for the first time in 2018. There were 48 participants from 20 countries; 22 from France, 4 from Turkey, 3 from the United Kingdom and Venezuela, etc. Most of them were between 18 and 20 years old. Several people sent a…


February 2015 – Maggy De Coster

Maggy de Coster is a journalist by training, DEA of Sociology of Law and Social Relations, poet, writer, Maggy De Coster, cultivates several literary genres: poetry, novel, news, tales, essay including 3 on the press, she published a dozen of collections of poems in French and Spanish, two collections of short stories, a novel, Soledad’s…


Mask

The mask speaks. It is not just visual fascination, alteration of the face or sign of another world. It is first and foremost an alteration of the voice, a strangeness of ordinary words, and discourse from elsewhere or beyond. The child for a long time plays at the foot of his mother and hears this…


December 2014 – Saryna Vasdev

Saryna Vasdev, winner of the Poetry in Freedom 2014 competition.   Poem LETTER TO A SPOUSE Naturally, You are a Sultan Naturally, You are my volcano Naturally, Our bodies hugging in the pond. Your blood pressing mine. Naturally, Back, leaving speechless, against you. Naturally, You gave me here, Your body, beautiful plumages surrender to mine…


International Prize for the Rights of the Child

Man as everything alive grows, ages and dies. The child carries the new life which comes by a mysterious will of acting forces, where nature and human action combine their chances and their necessities. The little man has all the possibilities of humanity. He is the generation that replaces the ancestors. It is the future…


Poetry in freedom: promise or slogan?

That’s right, Poetry in freedom slams like a slogan in perfect accordance with the cultural atmosphere of this time. To act, you have to know how to sell the product. And in the advertising process, it is the slogans that affect and make react. Yet for us, it is not a promise of happiness by…


Poetry at liberty at the Festival DISCOVER 2017

Tuesday, August 15 at the 15th Festival Déc OPEN Concèze, as every year, a moment was devoted to Poetry in freedom. Comedians Antoine Coesens, Lou Gala, Frédéric Gorny and Yeelem Jappain gave the audience, for the first time, an award-winning selection of poems for the 2017 competition. The applause was enthusiastic and the audience was…


October 2014 – Florie Vialens

Florie Vialens had a happy childhood in the Southwest. Very young, she is passionate about theater, literature and horse riding. After an English LLCE degree in Bordeaux, she went to train at the Claude Mathieu theater school in Paris. She then turns in several movies, TV movies, clips or short films. She collaborates with Gao…


Honorary President of Poetry in Freedom

Editorial Our contemporary times are those of technique, a technique which does not simply make everyday life easier, which does not increase not just the power of production but that modifies our relation to the world. Some even to define our postmodernity think we’re first connected to a universe of technical objects before being with…


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