30th August – 1st September, 2012
Msida Bastion Historic Garden, FLORIANA
Writers from nine countries will come together at this year’s Mediterranean Literature Festival. The 2012 festival focus is “Dieta kontra l-Kriżi” or “Crisis Fare” but will also continue to follow the revolutions in Arab countries, most notably Syria and Libya. This year’s line-up of writers, who will join musicians and filmakers, include: Suad Amiry (Palestine), Glen Calleja (Malta), Selma Dabbagh (UK), Marina Espasa (Catalonia, Spain), Costanza Ferrini (Italy),Claudia Gauci (Malta), Ghazi Gheblawi (Libya/UK), Golan Haji (Syria), Brane Mozetic (Slovenia), Kallia Papadaki (Greece), Lawrence Schimel (Spain),Murad Shubert (Morocco/Malta), Suzana Tratnik (Slovenia) and Yzu (Italy). The festival is a co-operation between Literature Across Frontiers and Inizjamed with support from various funders. Watch a short film clip about the festival…
The festival coincides with the seventh annual Malta LAF and Inizjamed Literary Translation Workshop during which the participating writers will translate each other’s works.
For the complete programme and further details visit the Inizjamed website.