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3 December 2015

Meet EUPL winner Ida Høyer for a reading from her awarded novel "Unnskyld", as well as from her new book "Fortellingen om øde"

If you are in or around Oslo next Thursday make sure to drop by at Norli Universitetsgaten (22-24) to celebrate author Ida Høyer and her book Unnskyld (Excuse), which has been awarded with the 2015 European Union Prize for Literature.
During the…

13 November 2015

Meet winning author Edina Szvoren for a discussion and a reading of her prize-winning short story collection Nincs, és ne is legyen (There is None, nor let there be)

Next week, author Edina Szvoren is celebrating the reception of the European Union Prize for Literature for her collection of short stories Nincs, és ne is legyen. The celebrations will be held in Rózsavölgyi Szalon (1052 Budapest, Szervita tér…

4 November 2015

EU Prize for Literature winner (2013), Gabriela Babnik, comes to the Free Word Centre in London

Monday 9 November Slovenian writer, literary critic and translator Gabriela Babnik, who was awarded the European Union Prize for Literature in 2013 for Dry Season, comes to the Free Word Centre in London to talk about her novel with her translator…

26 October 2015

Join us to celebrate this year’s Lithuanian Winner Undinė Radzevičiūtė and her novel Žuvys ir drakonai (Fishes and Dragons)

If you happen to be in or around Vilnius next Wednesday, head down to Littera Bookshop (Universiteto gatvé 5, 01131 Vilnius) for a meet and greet with EUPL winning author Undine Radzevičiūtė. The author will read from her lauded book Žuvys ir…

2 October 2015

Meet with EUPL 2015 winning author Sara Stridsberg to celebrate her novel turned play Beckomberga (The Gravity of Love)

Next Week author Sara Stridsberg will be present in the Akademibokhandel City in Central Stockholm to celebrate the reception of the European Union Prize for Literature for her novel Beckomberga (The Gravity of Love). As the novel has been recently…

30 September 2015

Meet with EUPL 2015 winning author Magdalena Parys for a debate and a reading that will bring you back to the Iron curtain era

If you happen to be in the neighbourhood of Warsaw tonight, do not hesitate to stop by at MiTo and meet with Magdalena Parys, Polish laureate of the EUPL 2015. Coming specially from Berlin for the event, Magdalena Parys will debate about her award…

23 September 2015

Winners of the European Union Prize for Literature 2015 (EUPL) on display in Frankfurt

Opening reception of the photo exhibition: 14 Oct., 12 noon, Hall 4.0, foyer
Winners of the European Union Prize for Literature 2015 (EUPL) at the official award ceremony in Brussels, June 2015. photo: copyright: Philippe Molitor…

18 September 2015

A celebration and a publication, 2 reasons to meet in Dublin with EUPL 2015 winning author Donal Ryan

Donal Ryan, winning author of the European Union Prize for Literature 2015, will be celebrating the European achievements of his outstanding and quite perceptive novel The Spinning Heart, in the centre of Dublin next week. If you happen to be in…

16 September 2015

A 12-portrait gallery in the middle of the Frankfurt Book Fair to celebrate EUPL 2015's laureates

This year at the Frankfurt Book Fair, the European Union Prize for Literature offers you the possibility to discover the 12 winners of the 2015 edition, through a photo exhibition opening officially on 14th October. Located in the Hall 4.0 of the…

22 July 2015

The video of the Awards Ceremony and the videos of the interviews of the Winning Authors are available

Click on "Awards Ceremony" to access the video of the Ceremony.
Interviews of the authors: 5 videos are already available on this website. The other videos will follow next week.

29 June 2015

Have a glimpse at the experience of the 12 Winning Authors 2015 in Brussels

While waiting for the official video of the 2015 EUPL Awards Ceremony to be released, have a quick look at some unforgettable moments experienced by the 12 winning authors.
Video available here.

23 June 2015

Award ceremony of the 2015 EU Prize for Literature

Tonight, we will have a marvellous opportunity to listen to the best emerging authors in Europe, and get carried away by their stories. We will take you on an interesting journey through the land of human relationships, trauma of displaced people…

19 June 2015

EUPL Awards Ceremony 2015

The 12 winning authors from the participating countries in 2015 will be presented an award for their work by Mr. Tibor Navracsics, Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport; in the presence of Mrs. Silvia Costa, MEP and Chair of the…

15 June 2015

Request for input for the further development and enhancement of the EUPL

The European Commission is in general very satisfied with the way in which the European Union Prize for Literature (EUPL) has been operated since its launch. Together with other awards granted in the field of culture, the EUPL has given new and…

15 June 2015

EUNIC Brussels invites you to meet 7 Winners of the 2015 European Union Prize for Literature

EUNIC Brussels cordially invites you to meet7 Winners of the 2015 European Union Prize for Literature
Carolina Schutti (Austria), Undinė Radzevičiūtė (Lithuania), Edina Szvoren (Hungary),Luka Bekavac (Croatia), Magdalena Parys…

21 May 2015

Passa Porta offers Montenegrin writer Ognjen Spahić, winning author 2014, a residence in Brussels

Passa Porta offers winning EUPL 2014 author a residence in Brussels
Passa Porta, Brussels' International House of Literature welcomes writers from all over the world to share their thoughts on literature with a multilingual audience in Europe's…

15 May 2015

Reading with winning author 2014 Armin Öhri, Liechtenstein

The event will take place on Friday 15 May at 19h30. Venue: OMNI Bücher, St. Luzi Strasse 18, Eschen

13 May 2015

Reading with EUPL Winner Birgül Oğuz, Turkey

Venue: Boğaziçi Üniversitesi Rektörlük Konferans Salonu
Time:16:00-18:00Reception: 18:00

4 May 2015

Winning author Evie Wyld's All the Birds, Singing: rights sold in 15 territories

The rights of the EUPL winning book All the Birds, Singing are now sold in 15 territories, 14 of them since Evie Wyld won the EU Prize for Literature!

27 April 2015

Meeting with EUPL winner Janis Jonevs

Meet EUPL winner 2014 Janis Jonevs on the 27th of April at 3 pm Venue: Janis Roze bookstore (shopping centre SPICE).

14 April 2015

Winners of 2015 European Union Prize for Literature announced at London Book Fair

The winners of the 2015 European Union Prize for Literature were announced today at the Opening Ceremony of the London Book Fair by Mr. Tibor Navracsics, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport. The award recognises the best…

2 April 2015

Winners of the Prize will be announced at LBF’s Opening Ceremony

THE LONDON BOOK FAIR ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH THE EUROPEAN UNION PRIZE FOR LITERATURE
Winners of the Prize will be announced at LBF’s Opening Ceremony
Date: Tuesday 14th April, 12:00                      …

31 March 2015

EUPL Winner 2014, Pierre Mejlak, invites you to the launch of the English version of his book

When: 23 April 2015 - 7pm Where: Waterstones, Brussels, 71-75, Boulevard Adolphe Maxlaan

25 March 2015

Reading with EUPL Winner Pierre J. Mejlak, Malta

Date: 10 April 2015 – 7pm Venue: Agenda Waterfront

20 March 2015

The European Union Prize for Literature (EUPL) stimulates a lively debate at the Paris Book Fair 2015 (Salon du Livre)- 20 mars 2015

The EUPL was created in 2009 to promote diversity in European literary works and to encourage their free circulation. But how do we go about achieving these objectives? That was precisely the question on which a panel of players from the literary…

11 March 2015

The winners of the 2015 European Union Prize for Literature will be announced on the 14th of April at the London Book Fair

The winning authors will be announced by Mr. Tibor Navracsics, Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport.
The participating countries in 2015 are  Austria , Croatia , France , Hungary , Ireland , Italy, Lithuania, Norway, Poland ,…

5 March 2015

Reading and interview with EUPL Serbian Winner Uglješa Šajtinac

Date: Monday 9th of March, 5.00 pm 
Venue: Zepter Book World, 42 Kneza Mihaila, Belgrade 11000, Serbia

4 March 2015

Reading with EUPL Winner Makis Tsitas

Date: 12 March at 7 pm Venue: Athens Technopolis (Peiraios 100 Gazi, 11854 Athens, Greece)

3 February 2015

Reading and interview of EUPL British Winner Evie Wyld

Venue: Dulwich Books, 6 Croxted Road, West Dulwich London SE21 8SW
Date: Wednesday 18 March 2015 - 7pm -8.30pm
Please RSVP to Dave Faulds at dulwichbooks@yahoo.co.uk

3 February 2015

Reading and interview of EUPL Czech Winner Jan Němec

Venue: Palac Knih Luxor, Vaclavské namësti 41, Praha Date: 17 February - 5pm

16 January 2015

Reading and interview of EUPL winner Marente de Moor

Interviewer: Arjan Peters
Date: Saturday 24th January 2015 | 13:00Venue: Paagman Bookstore, Frederik Hendriklaan 217, 2582 CB Den Haag, The Netherlands
For more information and to register to the…