Of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia author Goce Smilevski and Latvian author Inga Zolude will be hosted in the heart of Brussels during a literary residence offered by Passa Porta.
At the invitation of the Brussels literary organisation Het beschrijf, of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia author Goce Smilevski will be residing in Belgium from 4 June until 2 July 2012. Goce Smilevski was one of the winning authors of the EU Prize for Literature in 2010.
The Belgian public will have the occasion to meet the author and learn about the Dutch translation of his latest novel Sestrata na Zigmund Frojd (De zus van Freud, Uitgeverij Ambo/Anthos) during a literary evening at Passa Porta, on 6 June. The book has already been translated into more than 18 languages.
The Latvian prose writer Inga Žolude, winner of EUPL 2011, will also stay in a literary residence in Brussels from 27 August till 24 September 2012.
Tomás Zmeskal and Rodaan al Galidi, winners of the 2011 EUPL, had also been hosted by Passa Porta before winning the Prize, in 2010 and 2006 respectively.
Passa Porta, Brussels' International House of Literature, welcomes writers from all over the world to share their thoughts on literature with a multilingual audience in Europe's capital. It also nourishes new literary work by offering writers a longer stay during which they can focus on their own writing project while encountering the rich cultural life in Brussels.
For more information: http://writersinresidence.beschrijf.be