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14 Nov 2014 18:30

Tomáš Zmeškal at The Inspiration of ‘Exile’: Europe Meets Africa

Czech writer Tomáš Zmeškal will be one of three writers who take part in this literary evening bringing together stories of Europeans in Africa and Africans in Europe. The event is part of Europe House Festival of Literature celebrating the EU Prize for Literature to be awarded on 18 November 2014.

Tomáš Zmeškal lives in Prague in the Czech Republic. He has written two novels, Love letter in cuneiform script (2008) which was awarded the European Union Literary Price (2011) and the Josef Skvorecky Czech literary prize; and Biography of a Black and White Lamb (2009). His creative non-fiction Socrates on Equater (2013) describes search for his Congolese father. He also writes short stories and radio plays and runs creative writing courses. He studied English Language and Literature, in London, where he lived for over ten years in the 1990s. His books have been translated into seven languages. In 2014 his first novel will be published in English by Yale University Press. 

Free entry, RSVP essential
For more information and to RSVP contact: agnieszka.piela@ext.ec.europa.eu 



Europe House, 32 Smith Square, London SW1P 3EU


14 Nov 2014 18:30


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