Romanian Literature: A European Topos

Tue, 12 March 2019, 7pm – 9:30pm, Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PH. Free but book your place here.

Ioana Pârvulescu,Photo by Mihai Benea

Celebrated authors Ioana Pârvulescu and Claudiu Florian, winners of the EUPL Prize, will be reflecting on writing in a new Europe and the borderless imagination in the company of revered British author Paul Bailey, a refined connoisseur of Romanian literature and culture at large. The conversation, chaired by former BBC journalist Rosie Goldsmith, director of the European Literature Network, will be illustrated by readings from the awarded writings: Ioana Pârvulescu’s novel Life Begins on Friday and the short story A Voice, as well as Claudiu Florian’s The Ages of the Game. Citadel Street.

Claudiu Florian

The event is part of the Romanian programme at the London Book Fair 2019.

The Romanian participation at the LBF 2019 is organised by the Romanian Cultural Institute’s National Book Centre and the Romanian Cultural Institute in London, with the support of the Romanian Embassy, Caravansérail Bookshop, the Romanian Publishers Association, University of Pittsburgh Press, Palm Art Press and Aurora Metro Books. The project is funded by the Romanian Cultural Institute.

Paul Bailey

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