Read Russia Events Program for the International Book Fair, Buch Wein – 2014

Read Russia literature project is taking part in the International book fair in Vienna. RBTH reveals the program:

Author Program:

12 November 2014, 20.00 - 21.30

  • Poet Maxim Amelin and poet-translator Alexander Nitzberg present their collection Vaulted Temple  

SALON, Praterstraße 17, 1020

13 November 2014, 18.30 - 20.00

  • Evening with Maiya Kucherskaya and Darya Vilka:

Contemporary Russian literature: with a woman’s view

Facilitator – literary historian, editor in chief of Znamya revue, Sergey Chuprinin

Azbuka Russian Bookshop, free entrance

Döblinger Hauptstrasse 62, 1190 

13 November 2014, 10.30 - 12.00

  • Conversation with Maxim Amelin and Alexander Nitzberg

Institute of Creative Writing, University of Applied Arts

Vordere Zollamtsstraße 3, 1030

14 November 2014, 13.30 - 15.00

  • Two views of contemporary literary life in Russia: Dialogue with author Alexei Varlamov and literary historian Sergei Chuprinin

Facilitator - Alexander Nitsberg

Institute of Creative Writing, University of Applied Arts

Vordere Zollamtsstraße 3, 1030

14 November 2014, 17.00 - 18.30

  • Meet the writers: Alexei Varlamov, Maiya Kucherskaya, Andrei Gelasimov, and Alexei Makushinsky

Facilitator – literary historian, editor in chief of Znamya revue, Sergey Chuprinin

Russian Centre for Science and Culture in Vienna, free entrance

Brahmsplatz 8, 1040 

15 November 2014, 11.00 - 12.00

  • New faces in contemporary Russian literature:

Alexei Makushinsky and Andrei Gelasimov

Azbuka Russian Bookshop, free entrance

Döblinger Hauptstrasse 62, 1190

 

Events Programme at the Russian stand:

(Exhibition Centre Messe Wien, Hall D, Stand № 322)

12 November 2014:

  • Official exhibition opening and the opening of the Russian stand, 18.30 - 20.00
  • Long Book Night, 20.00 - 23:00

13 November 2014:

  • Presentation by the Institute of Translation, 12.00 - 13.00
  • Awards presentation of the International Literary Russian Prize Competition, 14:00 - 15.00 (with the participation of Darya Vilka and Sergei Chuprinin)
  •  Discussion “Literature and Cinema: Which is better?” 15:00 - 16.00 (with the participation of Andrei Gelasimov)

14 November 2014:

  • Meet the laureates and finalists of the Big Book literary prize, 11.00 - 12.00 (with the participation of Alexei Varlamov, Maiya Kucherskaya and Alexei Makushinsky)
  • Overview of the current state of the Russian book market, 12.00 - 13.00

16 November 2014:

  • Presentation of The Old Man and the Angel by Alexander Kabakov, 11.30 - 12.00 (Messebühne im Literaturcafé)

 

For more details and official program click here

Official programme organiser: Read Russia, in Vienna the President B.N. Yeltsin Centre

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