LAF at Guadalajara International Book Fair and Festival of European Literature

27 November 2012 — 29 November 2012
Book Fairs

Literature Across Frontiers will visit this year’s Guadalajara book fair to promote the activities and authors from our partners‘ countries. LAF is also co-operating with the book fair and the European delegation in Mexico on the second Festival of European Literature held at the fair. Ingo Schulze (Germany), Christoph Janacs (Austria), Janne Teller (Denmark), Mojca Kumerdej (Slovenia),Isaac Rosa (Spain), Anja Snellman (Finland), Jean Rolin (France), Owen Sheers (United Kingdom), Goran Petrović (Serbia),  Jonas Jonasson(Sweden) and Roman Simić (Croatia) will participate round tables and presentations addressing the topic of hope. Find out more on the Guadalajara Book Fair website.

The goal of the festival is to deepen the literary exchange between the countries of the EU and Mexico, and offer Latin American readers a general landscape of the “Old World’s” contemporary literature. The festival took place for the first time in Feria Internacional del Libro de Guadalajara (FIL) in 2011, with seven representatives from Germany, Austria, Spain, France, Poland, Romania and Sweden, who discussed their works under the topic of passion.

Festival of European Literature Programme

Tuesday, November 27, 19:00 – 20:50
Salón 3, planta baja, Expo Guadalajara
With Isaac Rosa and Anja Snellman
Hosted by Xavi Ayén

Wednesday November 28, 19:00 – 20:50
Salón 3, planta baja, Expo Guadalajara
With Janne Teller, Ingo Schulze and Goran Petrovic
Hosted by Andrés Neuman

Thursday November 29th, 19:00 – 20:50
Salón 3, planta baja, Expo Guadalajara
With Owen Sheers, Mojca Kumerdej and Ewa Lipska

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