The civic association, Project Forum from Bratislava, Slovakia, is initiating a literary project Mirrors of Europe, financed by the European Union. It enables writers to spend three weeks in a selected country, in order to write an essay on what Europe is and means. A collection of the essays will be published in English next year.
Comissioned by Project Forum, Slavenka Drakulic will spend three weeks in Italy ( September 11th – October 2nd).
The list of other authors and countries they will visit:
Andrei Kurkov from Ukraine – UK
Jana Beňová from Slovakia – Portugal
Robert Menasse from Austria – Turkey
Marie Darrieussecq from France – Slovakia
Andrzej Stasiuk from Poland – Moldova
Vahram Martirosyan from Armenia – France