BEST EUROPEAN FICTION 2013 celebration with Lydia Mischkulnig

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BEST EUROPEAN FICTION 2013 celebration with Lydia Mischkulnig

  • Wed 9 Jan 2013
  • 7:00PM
Lydia Mischkulnig
Lydia Mischkulnig

The European Commission Representation in the UK

Europe House32 Smith Square London SW1P 3EU


Dalkey Archive Press would like to invite you to celebrate BEST EUROPEAN FICTION 2013, the latest volume in our series that shines a light on the range and richness of literary fiction currently being written in Europe.


Aleksandar Hemon, renowned author and guest editor of Dalkey Archive's Best European Fiction series, will host a conversation with and readings from contributing authors Lydia Mischkulnig (Austria), Lasha Bugadze (Georgia) and Kirill Kobrin (Russia). 

Followed by reception. 

Aleksandar Hemon is a Bosnian-American fiction writer who has written four acclaimed books: Love and Obstacles: Stories, The Lazarus Project: A Novel, which was a finalist for the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Awards, and was named as a New York Times Notable Book and New York magazine's No. 1 Book of the Year; Nowhere Man, also a finalist for the National Book CriticsCircle Award; and The Question of Bruno: Stories. He frequently publishes in The New Yorker, and has also written for EsquireThe Paris Review, the Op-Ed page of the New York Times, and the Sarajevo magazine BH Dani.

Lydia Mischkulnig is an Austrian author who has won numerous literary prizes, including the Bertelsmann Literature Prize, the Elias Canetti Award, the Austrian Literary Scholarship, and the Joseph Roth Award. 

Lasha Bugadze is a Georgian novelist and playwright. He has won an award from the BBC International Radio Playwriting Competition as well as the SABA Awards for Best Novel and Best Play of the Year.

Kirill Kobrin is a Russian writer living in Prague. He is the author of twelve books, has been hailed by critics as the "Russian Borges" and is considered one of the founders of Russian psychogeography.