Date: Thursday 19 October
Time: 09.30 - 16.00.
Location: The Foyle Studio, Unicorn Theatre,
Tooley Street, London SE1 2HZ.
Publishing industry event
A free event to provide a networking opportunity for Swedish and British publishers; establish constructive ways of solving problems relating to language and translations and present
new Swedish childrens books.
Attendees will learn how British
and Swedish public organisations,
such as Arts Council England, Book Trust and Swedish
Institute, can help publishers from
both countries to publish more fiction in translation.
- Presentation from Jan Hansson, Director, The Swedish Institute for Childrens Books, Stockholm on the Current
trends in Swedish literature for children and young
- Round table debate featuring The Book Trust, The Swedish Childrens Book Institute and The Swedish Institute on contemporary fiction in translation. Gary McKeone, Director of Literature, Arts Council England, will be chair.
- Presentation of six new works by Sweden's best children's authors. A presentation of picture books will also be on display. (Authors detailed here)
Tickets must be booked in advance from:
Cultural Affairs Officer
Embassy of Sweden
11 Montagu Place
London W1H 2AL
Tel: 020 7917 6465