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Reading “Dora und der Minotaurus” at the Literatursommer 2017

Slavenka Drakulić is one of the authors presented at the Literatursommer 2017, (Kiel and Warder, Germany). This year the festival promotes Bosnian, Serbian and Croatian authors (Dževad Karahasan, Miljenko Jergović, Slavenka Drakulić). More about the festival: https://goo.gl/hMib1Q

From August 21st to August 25th Slavenka Drakulić will read excerpts from her novel Dora und der Minotaurus. The readings are taking place in Dorfgemeinschaftshaus (Dersau am Großen Plöner See), Literaturhaus Schleswig-Holstein (Kiel), Schleswig-Holsteinisches Künstlerhaus (Eckernförde), Nordkolleg (Rendsburg), and Gewächshaus Hof Königsweg (Schleswig).

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Slavenka’s readings are announced on this link: http://literaturhaus-sh.de/programm/search.html?q=slavenka

Check out the whole program of the festival here.

A new article in Eurozine – Once upon a time in 1989

In the first of a series of articles from the landmark 50th edition of the journal Transit — Europäische Revue (to be published in September), author Slavenka Drakulić casts a rueful glance over the expectations – some fulfilled, many frustrated – of the generations that have lived through the changes since 1989. And how is the West now learning the hard lessons of the East?

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Photo: Bev Sykes, Flickr

You can read the whole article at this link: http://www.eurozine.com/once-upon-a-time-in-1989/