INDOCTRINATION: William Kherbek reads in Brussels on 13 March

Update: This event was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

William Kherbek’s chapbook ’26 Ideologies for aspiring Ideologists’ sold out shortly after its publication by If a Leaf Falls Press in 2018. But on Friday 13 March, you have the opportunity to absorb a doctrine of your own – you will leave knowing one of these poems by heart. How this affects your life thereafter is up to you.

Kherbek is an artist, novelist, poet and critic based between London and Berlin – a little like Brussels itself. His most recent novel, Ultralife, was published by Arcadia Missa in 2019; you can find more information on his activities at

The evening will also feature other readers, to be announced. It will take place at KANO at 8pm.

This event continues M. E. Grey’s collaboration in organising readings that feature visiting and local writers with the support of KANO.

Yong Shu Hoong reading in Brussels, 1 March

Poet and two-times Singapore Literary Prize winner Yong Shu Hoong will read at an event at KANO at 4pm on Sunday 1 March.

Shu Hoong will read a selection of work from his extensive catalogue (six full collections), and provide insights into Singapore’s unique literary scene.

Joining Yong Shu Hoong to read will be Brussels-based poet Loretta Stanley. Originally from Ireland, Loretta and Shu Hoong’s work build on two very different forms of island experiences.

This reading is organised by M. E. Grey, and builds on the series of private readings he has been organising in Brussels since 2018. He is pleased to take this format public with the support of KANO.

For more information, please contact M E Grey via the contact form on this website.