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Kauno literatūros savaitė 2022
2022-05-04 19:00 - 2022-05-08 23:00 Kaunas

Kaunas Literature Week 2022

International writers’ and books festival Kauno literatūros savaitė (Kaunas Literature Week) will take place on May 4-8, 2022. The second issue of the literary festival will mix Lithuanian and foreign, young and established writers and poets. The Lithuanian National Culture prize winner Vaiva Grainytė is expected to open the festival, another National prize winner Danutė Kalinauskaitė will close it. We are awaiting a number of international writers, among them the Booker Prize winner Bernardine Evaristo from Great Britain (confirmation pending), an internationally most acclaimed Bulgarian writer Georgi Gospodinov, also guests from Norway, Italy, France, Germany, etc. The traditional Kaunas writers’ reading "Natives and Emigrees“ will take place again, also the "New Winds“ & Open Mike evening will kick of with yet bigger prizes. On the weekend we plan to have a second hand and alternative publishing book fair “Book Freedom”, poetry brunch, and several public readings right in the center of the town. The program of the festival will be also filled in by museums, libraries, literary initiatives and institutions - partners and friends of the festival.

For more information, check www.literaturossavaite.lt

Official partner: Kaunas 2022