Olga Tokarczuk In Conversation With Kaye Mitchell
Tuesday 30th May 19:00 at Manchester - Deansgate
Olga Tokarczuk is one of Poland’s best and most beloved authors. In 2015 she received the Brueckepreis and the prestigious
annual... literary award from Poland’s Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, as well as Poland’s highest literary honor, the
Nike, and the Nike Readers’ Prize. Tokarczuk also received a Nike in 2009 for FLIGHTS. She is the author of eight novels and
two short story collections, and has been translated into a dozen languages.
Kaye Mitchell is a literary and cultural critic with particular interests in modern and contemporary literature, literary theory, gender and sexuality studies, and experimental writing by women. She has published books on literary intention (INTENTION AND TEXT, Continuum, 2008) and contemporary literature (A.L. Kennedy, Palgrave, 2007; Sarah Waters, ed. collection with Bloomsbury, 2013). Her work in progress includes a monograph on the politics and poetics of shame in contemporary literature, and a co-edited collection on British avant-garde writing of the 1960s.
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