Since 2003, new prose from ten European countries formed the heard of the "European Festival of the First Novel". This year, eleven novelists, their editors and other literarily professionals will discuss writing and publishing and acquaint themselves with new novels.
Authors of 2013 are:
The authors will read short sequences from the novels in the original language before professional readers Eva Krautwig and Nils Aulike will present excerpts from the German sample translations.
Thursday, 23 May:
Friday, 24 May:
Saturday, 25 May:
Sunday, 26 May:
"Culture includes not only culture and arts, but also the way of life and system of values. In this sense culture becomes the major power for intellectual renewal and human perfection." (European Council Report on European Cultural Policy)