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Boyd-tonkin
Boyd Tonkin

Jacek Dehnel, Piotr Tarczynski and Jasmin B Frelih Chaired by Boyd Tonkin

Wednesday, 3 April 2019

4:00pm

90 minutes

St Cross College

£7 - £15

Three writers from mainland Europe, Jacek Dehnel, Piotr Tarczynski and Jasmin B. Frelih talk about their work and give readings in both English and their mother tongues. All three are young writers using experimental form to express their ideas.

This session lasts 90 minutes and is preceded by a first Voices in Europe event. Tickets for the individual event are priced £7-£12.50. A combined ticket for both events is £8-£15. Please select the relevant ticket when booking. Light refreshments will be on sale between the events.

Dehnel is a writer, poet and translator from Poland who has written several novels including Lala and Saturn. He also writes crime fiction with his partner Tarcczynski, a translator and historian, under the pseudonym Maryla Szymiczkowa. Their latest is Mrs Mohr Goes Missing.

Frelih is from Slovenia. His debut novel, In/Half, won the best literary debut award at the Slovenian Book Fair and the EU Prize for Literature. Translation rights have been sold to more than ten territories.

The session is chaired by writer and critic Boyd Tonkin, who writes on arts and books for the Financial Times, the Economist and Spectator, and is special adviser to the Man Booker International Prize (which he chaired in 2016).

Supported by Creative Europe, the European Commission’s framework programme for support to the culture and audiovisual sectors.

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FT Weekend Oxford Literary Festival partners & sponsors

FT Weekend Title partner University of Oxford BBC World Service International radio partner Bodleian Libraries Festival cultural partner Oxford Martin School Festival ideas partner Worcester College Worcester College: Festival college partner Irish Embassy, London Supporters of the Irish programme Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press The Dorchester Hotels Collection Festival London hotel partner Blackwell’s Festival on-site and online bookseller Head of Zeus The Macdonald Randolph Hotel The festival hotel Italian Cultural Institute HM Government of Gibraltar Festival green room sponsor Gibunco Group Sponsor of Gibraltar Lecture British Academy BBC Four Television Broadcast media partner Earthwatch Europe Ian and Carol Sellars Emily Rose and James Marrow Jill Dunsmore New College Lincoln College Lincoln College St Cross College St Cross College Jesus College St Hilda’s College St John’s College St John's College The Queen’s College The Queen's College Exeter College Exeter College Hertford College Keble College Keble College Oxford Brookes University Said Business School University of Oxford Mathematical Institute Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies The Oxford Times Regional media partner BBC Radio Oxford Local radio partner Bear Ram Elk Festival Digital Strategy & Web Design The Royal Society of Literature Royal Literary Fund Princeton University Press Felicity Bryan Associates University of Oxford Alumni Office Alumni Office Conference Oxford Oxford University Images Oxford University Images The Sheldonian Theatre Oxford University Press Floris of London Critchleys City Audio Visual Eynsham Hall Macdonald Bear Hotel Sloane Club Ashmolean Museum British Humanist Association The Story Museum Oxford City Council The Litmus Partnership K T Bruce Photography K T Bruce Photography OX magazine Liaison Financial Services Steer