Welcome to Synonym Books. We are a brand new publisher of poetry, fiction and artist's books, established in 2011 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. We publish contemporary authors in the English language, as well as translations of work previously unavailable to the English reader. Our aim is to produce writing and art that stands out, both in terms of quality as well as in the design and execution of our publications.
THE ORACLES OF WATER
Amsterdam, 18 October 2011
On Friday 21 October 2011, Patrick Healy will give an introductory lecture on Hilarius Hofstede's De Markies van Water followed by a performance in which part of the book will be read.
Location: Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam.
Time: 20.00 hrs.
Rare copies of De Markies van Water, as well as an illustrated
printing of Healy's lecture will be available on the night.
This will be a rare opportunity. Don't miss it!
For more information, visit the Arti website.
The Papyrus Dream launched!
Amsterdam, September 24 2011
The launch of Patrick Healy's poetry volume The Papyrus Dream was
a roaring success. The book was presented to an audience of hundreds gathered for the opening night of the exhibition "Remain in Light" in a steaming Amsterdam venue packed from wall to wall.
Synonym would like to thank all those who helped make this wonderful evening possible, in particular Hilarius Hofstede, Robin van Erven Dorens and Daniel Caffrey.
Healy takes his time to sign a copy of The Papyrus Dream for
English critic Adrian Dannatt (here seen on the back), while a queue
of poetry afficionados builds up behind him. (Photo: © NL)
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