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23/12 2022

De Lezer

Het omgekeerde dichtersinter­view

17/12 2022

I'm as hot as a rat in a wool sock

An evening on the oeuvre of Anne Carson and the recent translations into Dutch of Eros, Bittersweet and Red.

15/12 2022

Signeersessie Arno Van Vlierberghe

Kom naar de boekwinkel voor Ex Daemon

9/12 2022

Wij zijn ik uit de ander / We are I from the other

Four female artists on a warm night of poetry, film, dance and live music.

2/12 2022

Een gedicht is een netwerk

What's poetic about the internet?

30/11 2022

Ga je mee verdwalen?

Schrijverscollectief Kantlijn presenteert: Kantlijn Live

25/11 2022


nY presenteert hun nieuwe nummer nY49: Trans*

5/11 2022

Militant Poetics: Uncommon Disruptions & the Calamity Form

In collaboration with the Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (ASCA) series Terrains of Struggle

28/10 2022

Vers van het Mes 2022

De eenenveertigste editie van Vers van het Mes met Yousra Benfquih, Flor Declercq, Renske Marike van Dijk en Femke Zwiep.

22/10 2022

A talk on times

An exploration of overlapping rhythms across bodies of work and the incidental worlds they unearth

21/10 2022

Transatlantic Voices

An evening with Mariano Blatt, accompanied by readings of Maxime García Diaz

14/10 2022

Zan Zendegi Azadi / Jin Jîyan Azadî

A gathering in solidarity with the people in Iran

30/9 2022

Youngest in Any Room: A Puberty Poetics

An introduction to thoughts on how writing can produce alternative narratives and forms of puberty that counter the singular.

23/9 2022

anderzijds ontdooid

Schrijver, dichter en scenarioschrijver Lidy van Marissing werd dit jaar 80 jaar oud en op 23 september wijdt Perdu een avond aan haar oeuvre

1/7 2022

nY presenteert: Onze moeders

De presentatie van het nieuwe nummer van nY, Onze moeders

25/6 2022

Eindpresentatie schrijfworkshops 2021/2022

Presentatie van de teksten geschreven tijdens de Perdu Schrijfworkshops onder leiding van Hannah van Binsbergen en Jeroen van Rooij

24/6 2022

Rondom de Boshut

Op 24 juni wijdt Perdu een avond aan het werk van Sonja Prins.

17/6 2022

On what binds us together

An evening with Ukrainian artist and performer Ewa (Yaroslava Krutova) and Latvian/Russian artist and writer Anastasija (Nastija) Kiake, reflecting on the negotiations and attempts of un/learning language. With all our possible languages, what binds us together?

5/6 2022


Hosted by Marija Cetinić, join us for a late Sunday afternoon of a deep night problem with readings and performances by Cassandra Troyan, Stefa Govaart and Geo Wyex  

3/6 2022

Virtual Body

The digital and the fictional

20/5 2022

On the Other Shore

An evening of oral history engaging with poetry, music, stories and rituals connected to the heritage of sailing in the Gulf and the Netherlands.

13/5 2022


An evening to experience the undulations and reverberations of language on the stage at Perdu. Liberated from paper prisons, seven artists will engage with text and language through the voice, the body, injecting it into space.

6/5 2022

An Evening With St. Mehmet

The Gospel According to Saint

4/5 2022

Na de Oorlog: Betty Oudkerk, kinder-
verzorgster in verzet

Judith Goudsmit vertelt woensdagavond 4 mei op theatrale en interactieve wijze het verhaal van haar moeder Betty Oudkerk, een kinderverzorgster in verzet.

29/4 2022

The Sun, The Deer and The Female Body

How can we connect to the potential of old myths and stories?

22/4 2022

Lit Mag Leescafé

Come read at Perdu! On Friday evening, April 22, we will hold a reading café especially to draw attention to literary magazines.

25/3 2022

Junctions of an inflatable life

An evening of not-to-be-missed readings by Çağlar Köseoğlu (NL) and Keston Sutherland (UK)

4/3 2022

nY presents: studY

A partnership between nY and Perdu. In studY, the new edition of literary magazine nY, the institutional conditions of studying are researched, challenged and countered.

25/2 2022

Sounds of Home in the Ghorba

DJ Storytelling, presentation & conversation about the journey of sounds and songs within the chosen or forced movement of people in political and social contexts.

11/2 2022

Launch Mop Mop Magazine

Launch of the first edition of Mop Mop, a multilingual poetry magazine published by Perdu

2/2 2022

Awater Live met Ramsey Nasr

De slotavond van de Poëzieweek in Perdu

28/1 2022

Poetry in Times of Fragility

ArtEZ Zwolle Winterlab at Perdu

21/1 2022

Poetry Marathon

The celebrated Perdu Poetry Marathon, done a little differently this year with 20 poets and video contributions!