From 19th to 23rd October 2022, Latvia will be participating in the Frankfurt Book Fair with a national exhibition stand. During the fair, the “Latvian Literature” platform will be organizing three events related to the Latvian literary industry — a discussion, an exhibition, and a meet-and-greet with four Latvian authors whose books have been published in German. The Latvian exhibition (Hall 4.0, Stand B2) was designed as the apartment of the fictional introverted writer I. where a special surprise party will be held for him on 20th October at 17:00.
Where to find Latvian literature in Frankfurt?
FRANKFURT KIDS CONFERENCE
19th October, 10:30–11:00
Bestselling Latvian author and illustrator Anete Melece taking part in the panel “How to create diverse books”. Meleces picture book “Kiosk” has been a best seller for the past few years and has been translated into more than 20 languages.
Frankfurt Book Fair, Congress Center Ebene 3, Konferenzraum Illusion
LATE NIGHT SHOW WITH LATVIAN WRITERS
19th October, 19:00 - 21:00
Have you heard anything about Latvian Literature before? Just a little bit? That’s because our writers are very introverted. But this time four of them took the challenge. They are ready to speak in front of the audience about their books that have been translated into German.
Latvian literature presented by writers Jānis Joņevs and Andris Kuprišs, poets Krisjānis Zeļģis and ArvisViguls. Event language English/German. Moderated by Marion Kuchenny.
Restaurant Walden, Kleiner Hirschgraben 7, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
THE HORSE, LATVIAN AUTHORS AND ILLUSTRATORS CATALOGUE EXHIBITION
19th October - 23rd October
The HORSE exhibition comprises 20 stories of the most prolific Latvian authors illustrated by the most talented Latvian illustrators.
Frankfurt Book Fair, Stand 4.0 D59, Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1, 60327 Frankfurt am Main, Germany