The ELN Translation Pitch – New Literary Voices
Eight enthralling books by contemporary European writers which have not yet been translated into English will be pitched live to an audience and expert jury consisting of Max Porter (Granta Books), Kerry Glencorse (Susanna Lee Associates) and Stefan Tobler (And Other Stories Publishing). With just three minutes per pitch, and complemented by extracts read by actors, this whirlwind journey of discovery will uncover brilliant new European literary gems.
Featuring Pierre Autin-Grenier´s That´s Just How (France), Jan Van Loy´s Scraps (Flanders), Vonne der Meer´s Take 7 (Netherlands), Jan Nemec´s A History of Light (Czech Republic), Verena Rossbacher´s Small Talk and Slaughter (Germany), Krisztina Tóth´s Pixel (Hungary), Jesper Wung-Sung´s Proper Fractions (Denmark) and Vladimir Zarev´s Ruin (Bulgaria). Hosted by Chris Gribble (UK).
Tickets £5 (£3 concessions) | 19.00, Thursday 4 June | Free Word Centre, 60 Farringdon Road, London EC1R 3GA