All guest authors at the 19. ilb

We are delighted to announce the names of our confirmed guests at the 19th international literature festival berlin.

 

Literatures of the World

Aciman, André [Egypt/ USA]

Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi [Nigeria/ USA]

Adnan, Etel [Lebanon/ France], via Skype

Agualusa, José Eduardo [Angola]

Akbar, Kaveh [Iran/ USA]

Al-Jarrah, Nouri [Syria/ UK]

Almadhoun, Ghayath [Syria/ Sweden]

Al Shahmani, Usama [Iraq/ Switzerland]

Aw, Tash [Malaysia/ UK]

Benyamin [India]

Bin Hamza, Hussein [Syria/ D]

Bossong, Nora [D]

Choi, Don Mee [Republic of Korea/ USA]

Diop, David [Senegal/ France]

Drakulić, Slavenka [Croatia/ Sweden]

Edugyan, Esi [Canada]

Énard, Mathias [France]

Esinencu, Nicoleta [Moldova]

Espedal,Tomas [Norway]

Faber, Michel [Netherlands/ UK]

Fatah, Sherko [D]

Gappah, Petina [Zimbabwe]

Gospodinov, Georgi [Bulgaria]

Illies, Florian [D]

Jónás, Tamás [Hungary]

Kames, Maren [D]

Kandasamy, Meena [India/ UK]

Khalifa, Mustafa [Syria/ France]

Kwon, R. O. [South Korea/ USA]

Mabanckou, Alain [Congo/ USA]

Macfarlane, Robert [UK]

Mathieu, Nicolas [France]

Mattes, Eva [D] reads Elena Ferrante [Italy]

Menasse, Eva [Austria/ D]

Myles, Eileen [USA]

Nguyen Phan, Que Mai [Vietnam/ Indonesia]

Nicolic, Jovan [Serbia/ D]

Nielsen, Madame [Denmark]

Onjerika, Makena [Kenya]

Orange, Tommy [USA]

Osang, Alexander [D]

Pauls, Alan [Argentina]

Pavlova, Vera [Russia]

Piñeiro, Claudia [Argentina]

Pron, Patricio [Argentina/ Spain]

Ramírez, Sergio [Nicaragua/ Spain]

Rey Rosa, Rodrigo [Guatemala]

Rijneveld, Marieke Lucas [Netherlands]

Ruffato, Luiz [Brazil]

Rushdie, Salman [India, USA]

Sainz Borgo, Karina [Venezuela/ Spain]

Sartorius, Joachim [D]

Schrott, Raoul [Austria]

Schweikert, Ruth [Switzerland]

Solstad, Dag [Norway]

Tharoor, Shashi [India/ USA]

Vilas, Manuel [Spain]

Vuong, Ocean [Vietnam/ USA]

Wegner, Frank [D]

Wray, John [USA]

 

 

Reflections

Al-Rasheed, Madawi [Frankreich/ UK]

Anderson, Perry [UK]

Basil, Priya [UK/ D]

Benyamin [India]

Bianconi, Vanni [Switzerland]

Biller, Maxim [D]      

Buch, Hans Christoph [D]

Brovot, Thomas [D]

Cardoso, Rafael [Brazil/ D]

Eribon, Didier [France]

Fischer, Joschka [D]

Gauß, Karl-Markus [Austria]

Guerriero, Leila [Argentina]

Guggenberger, Linus [D]

Habeck, Robert [D]

Hansen, Christian [D]

Ihrig, Wilfried [D]

Iyer, Pico [UK/ USA/ Japan]

Janetzki, Ulrich [D]

Kleeberg, Michael [D]

Koelbl, Susanne [D]

Lagasnerie, Geoffroy de [France]

Louis, Édouard [France]

Maalouf, Amin [Lebanon/ France]

Mabanckou, Alain [Congo/ USA]

Magris, Claudio [Italy]

Martin, Marko [D]

Martínez, Oscar [El Salvador]

Murgia, Michela [Italy]

Oberender, Thomas [D]

Piñeiro, Claudia [Argentina]

Pron, Patricio [Argentina/ Spain]

Raddatz, Frank [D]

Reinhardt, Dotschy [D]

Rey Rosa, Rodrigo [Guatemala]

Ribeiro, Djamila [Brazil]

Röggla, Kathrin [D]

Ruffato, Luiz [Brazil]

Sainz Borgo, Karina [Venezuela/ Spain]

Sofri, Adriano [Italy]

Song, Chris [China/ Hongkong]

Steinberg, Guido [D]

Strauß, Simon [D]

Weidner, Stefan [D]

Wyllys, Jean [Brazil/ D]

Yiwu, Liao [China/ D]

 

Mapping Berlin/Damaskus

AlBitar Kalaji, Dima [Syria/ D]

Barakeh, Khaled [Syria/ D]

Gröschner, Annett [D]

Leiber, Svenja [D]

Nabi, Widad [Syria/    D]

Namer, Guevara [Syria/ D]

Reich, Annika [D]

 

 

International Children´s and Young Adult Literature

Acevedo, Elizabeth [USA]

Beauvais, Clémentine [France/ UK]

Entrada Kelly, Erin [USA]

Gappah, Pettina [Simbabwe]

Habeck, Robert [D]

Jonsberg, Barry [Australia]          

Louis, Édouard [France]

Koens, Enne [The Netherlands]

Lagercrantz, Rose [Sweden]

Lawrence, Iain [Canada]

Liu, Xun [China]

Meschenmoser, Sebastian [D]

Sandén, Mårten [Sweden]

Steinfeld, Tobias [D]

Wheatle, Alex [D]

Yockteng, Rafael [Peru/ Colombia]

 

Spotlight Norway

Dahle, Gro [Norway]

Hagerup, Linde [Norway]

Horndal, Sissel [Norway]

Lian, Torun [Norway]

Moursund, Gry [Norway]

Nyhus, Svein [Norway]

 

 

Science and the Humanities

Eilenberger, Wolfram [D]

Felsch, Philipp [D]

Heinz, Andreas [D]

Khalifa, Mustafa [Syria/ France]

Ridder, Michael de [D]

Wagner, David [D]

 

Automatic Writing 2.0

Alanoca, Sacha [France/ Chile]

Awret, Uziel [Israel/ USA]

Beckett, Bernard [New Zealand]

Blanco, Noelia [Argentina/ France]

Burchardt, Aljoscha [D]

Cotten, Ann [USA/ D]

Danaher, John [Ireland]

Dotse, Jonathan [Ghana]

Dufour, Catherine [France]

Du Sautoy, Marcus [UK]

Haider, Thomas [D]

Ings, Simon [UK]

Krämer, Sybille [D]

Lord, Karen [Barbados]

Menninghaus, Winfried [D]

Mondal, Mimi [India/ USA]

Müggenburg, Jan [D]

Neuvel, Sylvain [Canada]

O’Connell, Mark [Ireland]

Oh, Temi [UK]

Older, Malka [USA]

Oslberg, Karl [D]

Pasquinelli, Matteo [Italy/ D]

Ritter, Petra [D]

Schönthaler, Philipp [D]

Tidbeck, Karin [Sweden]

Wilk, Elvia [USA/ D]

 

 

Specials

Special: About Sex

Aciman, André [Egypt/ USA]

Becker, Theodora [D]

Beier, Klaus M. [D]

Bruns, Claudia [D]

Danaher, John [Ireland]

Eribon, Didier [France]

Gien, Anna [D]

Kandasamy, Meena [India/ UK]

Katsch, Matthias [D]

Myles, Eilen [USA]

Pappel, Paulita [Spanien/ D]

Rosales, Caroline [D]

Şahin, Reyhan aka Dr. Bitch Ray [D]

Stark, Marlene [D]

Vogel, Saskia [USA/ D]

Vogl, Joseph [D]

Wennerscheid, Sophie [D]

 

Special: Decolonizing Worlds II

Agualusa, José Eduardo [Angola]

Aw, Tash [Malaysia/ UK]

Chakrabarty, Dipesh [India]

Diop, David [Senegal/ France]

Edugyan, Esi [Canada]

Gryseels, Guido [Belgium]

Hicks, Dan [UK]

Kaleck, Wolfgang [D]

Koch, Lars Christian [D]

Lord, Karen [Barbados]        

Ribbat, Christoph [D]

Ruffato, Luiz [Brazil]

Snoep, Nanette [Netherlands/ D]

Strausfeld, Michi [D]         

Tharoor, Shashi [India/ USA]

Touré, Abdoulayé [Senegal]

Vinke, Kira [D]

 

Special: New German Voices

Kühmel, Miku Sophie [D]

Maeß, Emanuel [D]

 

THEO

Hataki, Shahzamir [Afghanistan/ D]

Möller, Henriette [D]

Spieler, Lotti [D]

 

Young Euro Classics

Iraki, Batul [D]

Münster, Lukas [D]

Zimmermann, Henny [D]

 

 

Special: Graphic Novel Day

Abirached, Zeina [Lebanon/ France]

Bacilieri, Paolo [Italy]

Énard, Mathias [France]

Evens, Brecht [Belgium/ France]

Goblet, Dominique [Belgium]

Itagaki, Lina [Lithuania]

Janečić, Helena [Croatia]

Krančan, David [Slovenia]

Novák, Jan [Czech Republic/ USA]

Peidro, Jordi [Spain]

Pfeiffer, Kai [ D]

Suess, Franz [Austria]

Vilé, Jurga [Lithuania]

 

Special: Third Culture Kid Day

Akbar, Kaveh [Iran/ USA]

Faber, Michel [Netherlands/ UK]

Lai, Thanhha [Vietnam/ USA]

Onuzo, Chibundu [Nigeria/ UK]

 

 

Speak, Memory

Mandelkow, Miriam [D] and Deniz Utlu [D] on James Baldwin

Al-Jarrah, Nouri [Syria/ UK] and Hussein Bin Hamza [Syria/ D] on Nizar Qabbani

Hegemann, Helene [D], Charis Goer [D] and Matthias Penzel [D] on Jörg Fauser

Guggolz, Sebastian [D] and Olga Radetzkaja on Boris Poplawski

Rey Rosa, Rodrigo [Guatemala] and Michael Kleeberg [D] on Paul Bowles

 

 

Artists

Beldi, Christian [Romania/ D]