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The New Literature from Europe festival’s 10th Anniversary celebration will take readers on the road with 9 writers from different European countries whose writing blurs national boundaries.

Authors include Erri de Luca, Italy’s most widely read author and an international best seller, award-winning novelist and non-fiction German author Ilija Trojanow, and Laurent Binet, author of the internationally acclaimed HHhH.

Thursday, November 14

Literature in Transit
Moderated by Michael Moore
Time: 6:30pm
Location: Center for Fiction
17 East 47th St, New York, NY

Friday, November 15

Cab Chats
Time: 6:30pm
Location: Melville House
145 Plymouth St, Brooklyn, NY

This mobile event with nine taxis, each with one author in the front passenger’s seat, will take spectators on five-minute round trips in groups of three. During these rides, the author will read an excerpt of his/her book in the original language and then briefly chat with the passengers. The entire event will culminate with a cocktail event at a bookstore, where participants and authors will have a chance to socialize.

Saturday, November 16

Writing & Politics
Moderated by Michael Moore

Time: 2:30-5pm
2:30pm: "Writing Under Surveillance"
3:45pm: "The Sins of the Father"
Location: New York Public Library
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Auditorium
42nd St. & Fifth Ave., New York, NY


Mark your calendar and stay tuned for the lineup and events details...

www.newlitfromeurope.org

You can also follow the festival on Facebook.
 


Partner institutionsThe festival is organized by the New York branches of the Austrian Cultural Forum, Czech Center, Cultural Services of the French Embassy, Goethe-Institut, Hungarian Cultural Center, Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Polish Cultural Institute, Romanian Cultural Institute, and Instituto Cervantes, within the framework of EUNIC (European Union National Institutes for Culture), in collaboration with the Center for Fiction, Melville House, the New York Public Library, McNally Jackson, InTranslation (The Brooklyn Rail) and Words Without Borders.
Various Locations New York, NY

New Literature from Europe 2013: In Transit

When
Nov. 14-16, 2013
Where
Various Locations
New York, NY

The New Literature from Europe festival’s 10th Anniversary celebration will take readers on the road with 9 writers from different European countries whose writing blurs national boundaries.

Authors include Erri de Luca, Italy’s most widely read author and an international best seller, award-winning novelist and non-fiction German author Ilija Trojanow, and Laurent Binet, author of the internationally acclaimed HHhH.

Thursday, November 14

Literature in Transit
Moderated by Michael Moore
Time: 6:30pm
Location: Center for Fiction
17 East 47th St, New York, NY

Friday, November 15

Cab Chats
Time: 6:30pm
Location: Melville House
145 Plymouth St, Brooklyn, NY

This mobile event with nine taxis, each with one author in the front passenger’s seat, will take spectators on five-minute round trips in groups of three. During these rides, the author will read an excerpt of his/her book in the original language and then briefly chat with the passengers. The entire event will culminate with a cocktail event at a bookstore, where participants and authors will have a chance to socialize.

Saturday, November 16

Writing & Politics
Moderated by Michael Moore

Time: 2:30-5pm
2:30pm: "Writing Under Surveillance"
3:45pm: "The Sins of the Father"
Location: New York Public Library
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Auditorium
42nd St. & Fifth Ave., New York, NY


Mark your calendar and stay tuned for the lineup and events details...

www.newlitfromeurope.org

You can also follow the festival on Facebook.
 


Partner institutions
The festival is organized by the New York branches of the Austrian Cultural Forum, Czech Center, Cultural Services of the French Embassy, Goethe-Institut, Hungarian Cultural Center, Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Polish Cultural Institute, Romanian Cultural Institute, and Instituto Cervantes, within the framework of EUNIC (European Union National Institutes for Culture), in collaboration with the Center for Fiction, Melville House, the New York Public Library, McNally Jackson, InTranslation (The Brooklyn Rail) and Words Without Borders.
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