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15 March 2019

EUPL at Paris Book Fair

EUPL winning authors will feature at various events at the Paris Book Fair, March 15th to 18th. All events will take place at the Europe Stage. 
March 15th
Ioana Pârvulescu will feature at 12:00pm at an event entitled UNE HEURE EN / ROUMANIE :…

12 March 2019

EUPL at London Book Fair

EUPL will be at the London Book Fair, taking place March 12-14, to hand out copies of the winning European Stories from 2018's short fiction competition commemorating the 10th anniversary of the EUPL. 

3 March 2019

Undinė Radzevičiūtė at Riga Book Fair

Undinė Radzevičiūtė, 2015's Lithuanian winner, will be appearing at the Riga Book Fair on March 3rd at 11am in support of a recent Latvian translation of her winning text Žuvys ir drakonai as well as of her recent publication Kraujas melynas.…

2 March 2019

Paavo Matsin at Riga Book Fair

Paavo Matsin, 2016's Estonian winner, will be appearing at the Riga Book Fair on March 2nd at 2pm in support of a recent Latvian translation of his winning text Gogoli disko. It was translated by Maima Grīnberga and published by Janis Roze in 2019. 

1 March 2019

Bianca Bellová at Riga Book Fair

Bianca Bellová, 2017's Czech winner, will be appearing at the Riga Book Fair on March 1st at 1pm at the Writers' Lounge in support of a recent Latvian translation of her winning text Jezero. It was translated by Halina Lapina and published by…

27 February 2019

Selected countries in 2019

The following countries have been selected to be recipients of the EUPL in 2019:
United Kingdom

25 February 2019

Writing Residency in Okinawa for 4 EUPL winners

Following their participation to the EU Literature festival in Tokyo (22-25 Nov. 2018) four European Union Prize for Literature (EUPL) winning authors participated in a residency programme in Naha, Okinawa.
Organised by the EU delegation in Japan…

22 February 2019

Janis Jonevs at Vilnius Book Fair 2019

This Friday February 22nd, 2014's Latvian EUPL winner Janis Jonevs will be appearing at the Vilnius Book Fair in support of his winning novel Jelgava '94 which has now been translated into 9 languages! Catch him there at 18:00.
Since its start in…

16 February 2019

Tiit Aleksejev and Ioana Pârvulescu at Brussels Book Fair

Two EUPL lauréates — Tiit Aleksejev (Estonia, 2010) and Ioana Pârvulescu (Estonia, 2013) — will reflect in front of industry professionals as well as members of the public on the European Union Prize for Literature itself, which for the past…

15 February 2019

Jean Back, Gast Groeber and Isabelle Wéry at Brussels Book Fair

Three EUPL Lauréats — Jean Back (Luxembourg, 2010), Gast Groeber (Luxembourg, 2016) and Isabelle Wéry (Belgium, 2013) — discuss the nature of the European Union's support for the book industry at large. They'll delve into how and to what…

7 January 2019

Vienna celebrates European Literature

"We must take over the important task of remembering": The writer Daniel Kehlmann began the ceremony held to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the European Prize for Literature with this heartfelt appeal. A report from Vienna.
By Kristina…