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European Literature Night VII: When Home Is Far Away

Three writers who live in exile across Europe - Hassan Blasim (Iraq/Finland) winner of the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize in 2014, Hamid Ismailov (Uzbekistan/UK) the BBC World Service’s first Writer in Residence and renowned poet Ribka Sibhatu (Eritrea/Italy) shared the stories that come to them and reveal how their creativity breathes new life into new places when home is far away. The evening was hosted by journalist Rosie Goldsmith.3 June 2015, Waterstones Piccadily, Londýn.