Belarus – Encounter with Belarusian authors

Mon 9 August

With Alhierd Bacharevic and Julia Cimafiejeva. Please note: this program is in Belarusian!


Alhierd Bacharevic is a leading Belarusian novelist and one of the founders of the literary and artistic avant-garde group Bum-Bam-Lit. The publishing house Lohvinaŭ published his over 900-page novel Dogs of Europe (Сабакі Эўропы, 2017), which is deemed to be the writer’s opus magnum. The novel received Belarus’s Book of the Year Award and the second Jerzy Gedroyc Prize.

Julia Cimafiejeva is a Belarusian poet and translator from English, Spanish and Portuguese. She is one of the founders and editors of the online magazine of translated literature PrajdziSviet (‘Pass the World’). Cimafiejeva is a member of the Belarusian PEN Center and of the Union of Belarusian Authors.

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