Ukraine and Poland. Two countries in the spotlights right now, and there is surely more news to come. Ukraine is at war. Poland has swerved to the right. Writers have been of high importance in Ukraine and Poland for centuries and they still are. Literature might be more important in these countries than anywhere else in the world. More influential, both in parliament and at the kitchen table.
How does a young generation of authors from Ukraine and Poland deal with the political situation in their region?
The Read My World festival will take place in Amsterdam’s Tolhuistuin on October 6th-8th, featuring writers from Ukraine, Poland and the Netherlands.