Swiss author Pascale Kramer to visit India
Pro Helvetia has invited Swiss author, Pascale Kramer to participate in Soirée Littéraire 2014.
Soirée Littéraire 2014, a literary evening of contemporary writing in French.
This is the second edition of Soirée Littéraire 2014, that will include readings from the original texts by French, Belgian, Canadian and Swiss authors. Pro Helvetia New Delhi has invited Swiss author, Pascale Kramer to participate in Soirée Littéraire 2014 and represent Switzerland.
Swiss author: Pascale Kramer
French author: Hédi Kaddour
Belgian author: François Emmanuel
Canadian author: Kim Thuy
The Embassy of Switzerland has invited Prof. Martin Mégevand to moderate the readings and engage with the authors.
With the aim to build audiences for contemporary writing in French, Soirée Littéraire 2014 will take place in five cities. The readings from the original texts will be followed by conversations in English by local experts.
06 March 2014 - Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad
08 March 2014 - Alliance Française de Chennai
10 March 2014 - Alliance Française de Pondicherry
12 March 2014 - Alliance Française de Delhi
14 March 2014 - Alliance Française de Chandigarh
Details will be uploaded closer to the event
Soirée Littéraire, an evening of francophone literary encounters, is jointly presented by Pro Helvetia- Swiss Arts Council, Institut Français en Inde, Embassy of the Kingdom of Belgium, Embassy of Switzerland, Canadian High Commission, Alliance Française de Delhi, Alliance Française de Chandigarh, Alliance Française de Pondicherry, Alliance Française de Chennai and English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad.
Swiss author Pascale Kramer
PASCALE KRAMER was born in Geneva, Switzerland, in 1961 and now lives in Paris. She has so far published nine novels, amongst them Les Vivants (The Living, Calmann-Lévy, 2000), L'implacable brutalité du réveil (The Relentless Brutality of Awakening, Mercure de France, 2005), and, more recently, Un homme ébranlé (A Man Shaken, Mercure de France 2011). (Details on the other three authors are awaited from the partners)