19 Feb Helsinki Lit 2018 programme is out!
Helsinki Lit, the festival that celebrates translated fiction and great ideas, is back for the fourth time! This year’s festival hosts authors from Europe, North America, South America and Africa. It will be held in Savoyt theatre on May 25th and 26th.
Golnaz Hashemzadeh Bonde (SE) – Jani Toivola
Samanta Schweblin (AR) – Hannele Mikaela Taivassalo
Ilmar Taska (EE) – Sofi Oksanen
Johannes Anyuru (SE) – Kjell Westö
Morten Strøksnes (NO) – Juha Hurme
Berlin Sound Poets
Ayòbámi Adébáyò (NG) – Laura Lindstedt
Cristóvão Tezza (BR) – Maria Manner
Naja Marie Aidt (DK) – John Freeman (US)
Jarl Hellemann Award Ceremony
Domenico Starnone (IT) – Philip Teir
Kim Leine (DK) – Sirpa Kähkönen
More detailed timetable will be published more close to the festival.