Leipzig Book Fair 2014

place: Leipzig, Germany
organiser: Leipzig Book Fair
The year's edition of Leipzig Book Fair is taking place from 13 to 16 March and will present Croatian writers included in the program titled Fokus Südosteuropa which is curated and selected by Alida Bremer

Alida Bremer was appointed on the behalf of Leipzig Book Fair and European Traduki network to design a program entitled Writers from South-East Europe, Lichtenstein and Switzerland with more than 50 writers from 17 countries.

The guest country of this edition of the festival is Switzerland, in addition to that Alida Bremer selected eight Swiss writers who are biographically somehow connected with South-Eastern Europe: Dragica Rajčić, Jan Cornelius, Michel Božiković, Eugene Meiltz, Armin Ohri, Shaip Beqiri and Maurus Federspiel. Their appearance is coordinated by Swiss program Auftritt Schweiz.

Lichtenstein will be presented by the following writers: Stefan Sprenger, Armin Ohri, Maurus Federspiel, Simon Deckert, Sabine Bockmuhl and Jens Dittmar.

Croatia is taking part in this program through activities by Split based NGO Kurs – a member of Traduki network since 2011.

(D.H., 07.03.2014)