The 4th international literature festival odessa

We are pleased to announce that the 4th international literature festival odessa will take place from 25-30 September 2018. The following writers and artists have already confirmed their attendance:

Omar Akbar (Germany)

Wolf and Pamela Biermann (Germany)

Gyoergy Dalos (Hungary)

Liubko Deresh (Ukraine)

Viktor Erofeev (Russia)

Gerhard Falkner (Germany)

Filip Florian (Romania)

Xiaolu Guo (China)

Jürg Halter (Switzerland)

Maryana Haponenko (Ukraine)

Felicitas Hoppe (Germany)

Rolf Hosfeld (Germany)

Alois Hotschnig  (Austria)

Roland Jahn (Deutschland)                                                                   

Boris Khersonsky (Ukraine)

Marente de Moor (Netherlands)

Murathan Mungan (Turkey)

Melinda Nadj Abonji (Hungary/Switzerland)

Vera Pavlova (Russia)

Ana Ristović (Serbia)

Meg Rosoff (USA/UK)

Volodomir Rutkivskiy (Ukraine)

Anushka Ravishankar (India)

Sascha Marianna Salzmann (Germany)

Witold Szablowski (Poland)

Dr. Anne Thomas (Germany)

Christian Uetz (Switzerland)

Saskia van Stein (Netherlands)

Bette Westera (Netherlands)

Oksana Zabuzhko (Ukraine)

Serhiy Zhadan (Ukraine)

Stefan Zweifel (Switzerland)

E-Reader of ILO 3

We are pleased to present the ILO 3 E-Reader in Russian and ILO 3 E-reader in Ukrainian!

 

Pearl of the Black Sea: Nora Gomringers opening speech on ILO 3

Nora Gomringer: Pearl of the Black Sea – Odessa, Capital of Humour, where the poets paint a picture of “their Europe”.

Opening speech at the 3rd international literature festival odessa

28.09.2017, Hotel Londonskaya, Odessa

Film project on the Declaration of Human Rights: “What matters”

Artists from all continents  each read an article of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in their native language before the camera.

Please find a first version of our film with Russian subtitles here:

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The following authors, unfortunately, have had to cancel their trip to Odessa:

Anushka Ravishankar (India)

Tendai Huchu (Zimbabwe/ UK)

Mircea Dinescu (Romania)

Johannes Kister (Germany)

Wojciech Kuczok (Poland)

Adam Zagajewski (Poland)

Priya Basil (GB/ D)

Jochen Schmidt (Germany)

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The third international literature festival odessa

The third international literature festival odessa will take place from September, 28 till October, 1. More than 50 authors from 23 countries will participate at the festival. The following writers and artists have already confirmed their attendance at the third international literature festival odessa:

 

Bachtyar Ali (Iraq/Germany)

Priya Basil (Great Britain/Germany)

Wolf and Pamela Biermann (Germany)

Alida Bremer (Germany)

Rafael Cardoso (Brasil/Germany)

Maite Carranza (Spain)

Oleksiy Chupa (Ukraine)

Jennifer Clement (USA/ Mexico)

Bora Ćosić (Serbia/ Germany)

Mircea Dinescu (Romania)

Victor Erofeyev (Russia)

Maria Galina (Russia)

Evgeniy Golubovskij (Ukraine)

Nora Gomringer (Switzerland/Germany)

Evgeniy Demenok (Ukraine)

Olena Herasymyuk (Ukraine)

Tendai Huchu (Zimbabwe/ Great Britain)

Christos Ikonomou (Greece)

Peter Stephan Jungk (Austria/ France)

Aleksandr Kabanov (Ukraine)

Gennadiy Katsen (Ukraine)

Boris Khersonsky (Ukraine)

Artur Klinau (Belarus)

Felix Kochricht (Ukraine)

Jan Koneffke (Germany)

Wojciech Kuczok (Poland)

Andrey Kurkov (Ukraine)

Sjoerd Kuyper (Netherlands)

Michael Krüger (Germany)

Halyna Kruk (Ukraine)

Myroslav Laiuk (Ukraine)

Nicol Ljubić (Germany)

Perihan Magden (Turkey)

Andrei Malaev-Babel (USA)

Anushka Ravishankar (India)

Marjana Savka (Ukraine)

Armin Senser (Switzerland/ (Germany)

Paata Shamugia (Georgia)

Adania Shibli (Palestine/ Germany)

Jochen Schmidt (Germany)

Peter Schneider (Germany)

Janne Teller (Denmark)

Ilija Trojanow (Bulgaria/ Austria)

Iryna Tsilyk (Ukraine)

Simon van der Geest (Netherlands)

Haris Vlavianos (Greece)

Yuriy Vynnychuk (Ukraine)

Peter Weber (Switzerland)

Anna Weidenholzer (Austria)

Lyuba Yakymchuk (Ukraine)

Adam Zagajewski (Poland)

Serhij Zhadan (Ukraine)

 

The future of Odessa:

Omar Akbar (Germany)

Sonja Beeck (Germany)

Bohdan Cherkes (Ukraine/ Austria)

Ievgeniia Gubkina (Ukraine)

Oleg Drozdov (Ukraine)

Johannes Kister (Germany)

Saskia van Stein (Netherlands)

The second international literature festival odessa

The second international literature festival odessa will take place from September, 28 till October, 1. More than 20 authors from Europe and Asia will participate at the festival. The following writers and artists have already confirmed their attendance at the second international literature festival odessa:
Ivan Andrusjiak (Ukraine)
Milena Baisch (Germany)
Zsofia Ban (Hungary)
Azouz Begag (France)
Meriam Bousselmi (Tunisia)
John Boyne (Ireland)
John Burnside (Great Britain)
Artmen Chapeye (Ukraine)
Boris Chersonsky (Ukraine)
Sonja Danowski (Germany)
Jevgenij Demenok (Ukraine)
Victor Erofeyev (Russia)
Zsuzsanna Gahse (Switzerland)
Ines Garland (Argentina)
Evgenij Golubovskij (Ukraine)
Olga Grjasnowa (Germany)
Ilya Kaminsky (USA)
Esther Kinsky (Germany)
Julia Kissina (Ukraine)
Felix Kochricht (Ukraine)
Yitzhak Laor (Israel)
Pedro Lenz (Switzerland)
Nikola Madzirov (Macedonia)
Tanja Maljartschuk (Ukraine)
Sehij Mazurkevitch (Ukraine)
Amanda Michalopoulou (Greece)
Laksmi Pamuntiak (Indonesia)
Maxim Prasolov (Ukraine)
Katja Petrowskaja (Ukraine / Germany)
Vladimir Rafeyenko (Ukraine)
Jaroslav Rudiš (Czech Republic)
Ivana Sajko (Croatia)
Samuel Shimon (Iraq /Great Britain)
Ales Steger (Slovenia)
Marcin Szczygielski (Poland)
Raphael Urweider (Switzerland)
Edward van de Vendel (Netherlands)
Serhij Zakharov (Ukraine)

The future of Odessa:

Omar Akbar (Germany)
Alexander Golovanov (Ukraine)
Johannes Kister (Germany)
Jose Mateus (Portugal)
Larissa Merkulova (Ukraine)
Mickhail Reva (Ukraine)
Silja Tillner (Austria)
Vadim Zaplatnikov (Ukraine)

The following authors and artists participated at the festival in 2015:

Yuri Andrukhovych [ Ukraine ]

Lukas Bärfuss [ Switzerland ]

Marica Bodrožić [ Germany ]

Melvin Burgess [ Great Britain ]

Viktor Erofeyev [ Russia ]

Yves Grevet [ France ]

Nino Haratishvili [ Georgia/ Germany ]

Sema Kaygusuz [ Turkey ]

Andrej Kurkov [ Ukraine ]

Barbara Lehmann [ Germany ]

Nils Mohl [ Germany ]

Ilma Rakusa [ Switzerland ]

Joachim Sartorius [ Germany ]

John Ralston Saul [ Canada ]

Robert Schindel [ Österreich ]

Samuel Shimon [ Iraq/ UK ]

Mikhail Shishkin [ Russia/ Switzerland ]

Tzveta Sofronieva [ Bulgaria/ Germany ]

Dato Turashvili [ Georgia ]

Varujan Vosganian [ Romania ]

Eliot Weinberger [ USA ]

Serhiy Zhadan[ Ukraine ]