Goran Vojnović will attend Prague Book Fair Svět knihy, which is taking place from 11 to 14 May. On Friday, 12 May, at 2 p.m., he will present his novel Yugoslavia, My Fatherland, published in Czech by Nakladatelství Pavel Mervart and translated by Aleš Kozár. He will also join Jana Karšaiová on Saturday, 13 May, at 2 p.m., in a conversation about telling personal stories in the context of national histories.
A week later, Bronja Žakelj will be a guest at Salone del Libro in Turin, Italy’s largest book fair, which will this year be held between 18 and 22 May. There she will talk about her bestselling award-winning novel Whites Wash at Ninety, translated into Italian by Michele Obit and published by Bottega errante, and, on Saturday, 20 May, at 5 p.m., take part in an event titled Sharing the Border.
The same weekend will see the return of the European Writers’ Festival at the British Library in London. The festival will bring together almost 30 authors and poets, among them, as the only writer from Slovenia, also Ana Schnabl, whose first novel The Masterpiece was published by Istros Books and translated into English by David Limon. She will participate in the celebratory final session Looking Forward on Sunday, 21 May, at 4 p.m.