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December 2020

Virtual Event with Pilar Quintana at Tombolo Books

December 9, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST

Virtual Event with Pilar Quintana, author of The Bitch at Tombolo Books in St. Petersburg, FL Wednesday, December 9, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Eastern time National Book Award Finalist Pilar Quintana joins Tombolo Books for an exciting discussion about her latest release, The Bitch. Winner of…

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February 2021

Pilar Quintana with the Toronto Public Library

February 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST

Pilar Quintana talks with poet and translator Beatriz Hausner about her novel, The Bitch, and the subversive act of writing about the dark side of nature. Set on Colombia’s rugged Pacific coast, Pilar Quintana’s The Bitch explores the brutal forces of nature that shape every day lives.…

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Adeline Dieudonné with the Toronto Public Library

February 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST

Adeline Dieudonné, considered one of the Francophone world’s most promising emerging voices, talks with Heather O'Neill (The Girl Who Was Saturday Night) about her debut novel, Real Life. Adeline Dieudonné’s first novel, Real Life, was a literary sensation in the notoriously traditional Francopone arts & letters world…

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NEW DATE: The Time for Translations

February 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm WIB

World Editions publisher Judith Uyterlinde will join Andrea Pasion-Flores (Milflores Publishing), Anna Soler-Pont (Pontas Literary and Film Agency), Jérôme Bouchaud (Astier-Pécher Literary and Film Agency), and John McGlynn (The Lontar Foundation) for a panel discussion on the risks and rewards of publishing literature in translation.…

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Rodaan Al Galidi and Jonathan Reeder at the Jaipur Literature Festival

February 27 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm UTC+5.5

Rodaan Al Galidi and Jonathan Reeder (Two Blankets, Three Sheets) in conversation with Neeta Gupta at the Jaipur Literature Festival 27th February, 5 pm Indian Standard Time (12:30 pm Amsterdam, 11:30 am London, 6:30 am New York) Two Blankets, Three Sheets is Rodaan Al Galidi's autobiographical…

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May 2021

Kit Fan with the Toronto Public Library

May 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

On May 7th at noon Eastern, Kit Fan talks with Jennifer Lau about his hard-hitting and exhilarating debut novel, Diamond Hill (May 4, 2021),  a requiem for a disappearing city, as well as a meditation on powerlessness, religion, memory, and displacement. About the book: It…

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June 2021

Maryse Condé: Prix Mondial Cino del Duca 2021 Awards Ceremony

June 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm CEST

Maryse Condé will be awarded the Prix Mondial Cino del Duca 2021 for her oeuvre. The Prix Mondial Cino del Duca is an international literary award intended to reward an author whose work, in either scientific or literary form, constitutes a message of modern humanism. With an…

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Samar Yazbek at the Hay Festival

June 2 @ 6:00 pm - 6:50 pm BST

Writing with Courage: Samar Yazbek (Planet of Clay) and Lydia Cacho Ribeiro talk to Philippe Sands at the Hay Festival Join us online on Wednesday 2 June 2021, 6 pm - 6:50 pm BST Virtual venue: Llwyfan Cymru Digidol – Wales Digital Stage 2021 marks the…

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Amin Maalouf opens the BIBLIOTOPIA Festival

June 4

Amin Maalouf (The Disoriented, Adrift: How Our World Lost Its Way) will be opening the BIBLIOTOPIA Festival at the Fondation Jan Michalski, in Montricher, Switzerland, on Friday, June 4th with a solo event. The festival will be live, with seats for 40 people, and the event…

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Interview: Amin Maalouf at the BIBLIOTOPIA Festival

June 5

Amin Maalouf (The Disoriented, Adrift: How Our World Lost Its Way) will participate in the BIBLIOTOPIA Festival at the Fondation Jan Michalski, in Montricher, Switzerland, on Saturday, June 5th with an interview featuring Maalouf and Senegalese writer Karine Silla. The festival will be live, with seats for…

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