Board Members

Jochen Kelter (CH)
president

Maureen Duffy (UK)
Hans Peter Bleuel (D)
vice presidents

John Erik Forslund (S)
Marcella Dallatorre (I)
Jaume Pérez Montaner (E)
Arie van den Berg (NL)

Lore Schultz-Wild (D)
General Secretary

 

Jochen Kelter (CH)
EWC President
poet, prose writer, essayist since 1976;
Chairman of Swiss collecting society Pro Litteris; ex-General Secretary of Swiss Writers Union Olten Group; member of the IFRRO Board of Directors
Latest publications:
* Die kalifornische Sängerin – (stories), 1999
* Der erinnerte Blick – (poems), 2000
* Cities (Elsewhere) – (prose), Riga 2000
* So ist dann Tag – (poems), 2001
* Somewhere else – (selected poems, German-Hindi-English) Delhi 2002

 

Maureen Duffy (UK)
EWC Vice President

poet, playwright, novelist, biographer;
author of 28 books and plays for stage, screen and radio.
Vice President British Copyright Council; founding member, ex-Chair and Honorary President of the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society/ALCS, ex-member of the IFRRO Board of Directors, ex-Chair Writers Guild of Great Britain, ex-Chair Copyright Licensing Agency.
Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.Laureate of the CISAC Gold Medal 2002
Latest publications:

* Occam’s Razor, novel, Methuen 1993
* Henry Purcell, biography, Fourth Estate 1994
* The Masque of Henry Purcell, play 1995
* Heimsuchung, Gedichte/Revenant, poems – Verlag im Waldgut 1996
* Restitution, novel, Fourth Estate 1998
* England: the making of the Myth, Fourth Estate 2001

 

Hans Peter Bleuel (D)
EWC Vice President
non-fiction writer since 1965; some 40 books and numerous radio essays, mostly on historical and political subjects; special issues: Authors’ rights, European cultural policies.
Member of executive board of German collecting society VG Wort;
ex-Chair of German Writers Union, VS.
Latest publications:
* Sex and Society in Nazi Germany, Dorset Press New York, 1996
* Venetien und Friaul, Haedecke 1997
* Handbook of the EWC, 1995, 2000, and 2001

 

John Erik Forslund (S)
Member & legal adviser of the EWC Board
lawyer; director of Sveriges Författarförbundet; expert for the Swedish government on copyright issues and questions related to the retail price maintenance and taxation of books 

 

Marcella Dallatorre (I)
Member of the EWC Board
literary translator (English/Italian) of – among others – Oscar Wilde, Virginia Woolf, Cornell Woolrich, Alison Lurie, Pat Barker, David Guterson, Charles Frazier, Jean Rhys and V.S.Naipaul;
member of the Board of SNS/Sindacato Nazionale Scrittori; ex-member of the FIT Literary Translation Commission; Italian representative in CEATL (Conseil Européen des Associations de Traducteurs Littéraires) for some ten years; former member of the jury for the FIT “Aurora Borealis” Prize for outstanding translation of fiction literature.

 

Jaume Pérez Montaner (E)
Member of the EWC Board
poet,
University professor,
chairman of AELC, Asociació d’Escriptors en Llengua Catalana, member of the Spanish collecting society CEDRO.

 

Arie van den Berg (NL)
Member of the EWC Board
poet,
artistic director of the Amsterdam Writers’ School,
ex-chairman of Vereniging van Schrijvers en Vertalers;
member of the EWC Watching Group on Poetry;
organiser of the 2nd Round Table of European Poetry, Maastricht 1999.

 

Lore Schultz-Wild (D)
General Secretary
non-fiction writer, translator and free-lance journalist since mid-sixties (16 books), main topics: vocational training, lifelong learning; professional perspectives especially for girls, life-styles for women and young families; culture and policy in Central America;
member of governing board of VG Wort.

Latest publications:
* Industrie vor dem Quantensprung
– Eine Zukunft für die Industrie in Deutschland, Springer 1997
* Traumberuf – oder was? Schneider 1997
* Handbook of the EWC, 1995, 2000, and 2001