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22 March 2017

Video of Tanja Stupar-Trifunović at Sarajevo event (Bosnia and Herzegovina) now available!

During February's EUPL event in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2016 winner Tanja Stupar-Trifunović shared her insight on the "primary and complex" relationship between a mother and a daughter that is central to her novel Satovi u majčinoj…

21 March 2017

Three events with EUPL authors at the Leipzig Book Fair, 23-24 March

Three events involving EUPL winners from last year will be held later this week at the Leipziger Buchmesse, the Leipzig Book Fair.
At 3 pm on Thursday 23, and at 4 pm on Friday 24, a reading session with Finnish author Selja Ahava at the Nordic…

15 March 2017

Photos from Brussels Book Fair event now available

The photos from the EUPL event held on March 13th, 2017 at the Brussels Book Fair are now available on our Facebook page!
Click here to view the album.

8 March 2017

EUPL at the Brussels Book Fair on Mon 13 March - Panel "L’Europe littéraire, utopie ou réalité?"

On the occasion of the Brussels Book Fair, 9-13 March 2017, the European Commission awaits you at its stand, located at Tour & Taxis, Hall 1, Stand 113. There, the European institutions will engage the general public by promoting Europe,…

7 March 2017

Creative Europe's Literary Translation scheme co-finances more than 120 new translations in 15 European languages

The "Literary translation" scheme is part of Creative Europe's efforts to promote the transnational circulation of literature and its diversity in Europe and beyond and to expand the readership of quality translated books.
The scheme offers grants…

1 March 2017

EUPL shortlists for 2017 will be announced on March 22

This year's European Union Prize for Literature shortlists will be announced on the 22nd of March.
The twelve selected countries in 2017 are Albania, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Greece, Iceland, Latvia, Malta, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Serbia,…

21 February 2017

Wonderful cultural evening with Tanja Stupar-Trifunović in beautiful old Sarajevo

Our second EUPL event of 2017 was held on the 16th of February at Svjetlostkomerc, a charming bookstore located amidst the historical landmarks of Stari Grad, Sarajevo's old district.
After an opening speech by her publisher, Tanja…

14 February 2017

Upcoming event: Tanja Stupar-Trifunović in Sarajevo on the 16th of Februrary

Bosnian author Tanja Stupar-Trifunović will be in Sarajevo to discuss her novel "Satovi u majčinoj sobi" (Clocks in my mother's room), the touching story of a mother and her daughter that was awarded the EUPL prize in 2016.
The event will…

3 February 2017

2016 EUPL winner Jasmin B. Frelih shares his thoughts and plans for the upcoming year

At the EUPL event held in Ljubljana (Slovenia) last month, 2016 EUPL winner Jasmin B. Frelih seduced his audience with a delightful combination of literature and music.
Here are some of his thoughts on the changes that this prize brought…

24 January 2017

Perfect mix of music, gastronomy and literature on Jasmin B. Frelih's event in Ljubljana

Although the event description on the bookshop's page mentioned a "musical performance" to be part of the event organised to celebrate Jasmin B. Frelih's EUPL victory, not many expected the author to provide the soundtrack himself. This pleasant…

12 January 2017

EUPL 2016 event in Slovenia on the 19th of January

The bookshop event celebrating the victory of Jasmin B. Frelih's book "Na/Pol" winning the European Union Prize for Literature in 2016 is to be held on the 19th of Janaury in the Mladinska knjiga na Trubarjevi Bookshop in the centre of Ljubljana.…