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High Impact Sheffield extends a warm invitation to all those interested in literature in general and in the literature of the Low Countries in particular. The evening events on 17 January 2013 are free of charge but registration is compulsory.

You will hear the Dutch Poet Laureate side by side with Flanders’ leading graphic novelist; 2 global best- sellers, a thriller writer,  and a travel writer.  The authors have been invited not only for their literary merit but also for their wit, wisdom, fluent English and performance skills.

Lieve Joris – Herman Koch

Ramsey Nasr – Peter Terrin

Chika Unigwe – Judith Vanistendael

Herman KochLieve JorisRamsey NasrUnigwe ChikaPeter TerrinJudith VanistendaelThumbprinthighimpact

For the full itenary of the tour, please visit the Highimpacttour.com

The evening programme will be presented by Rosie Goldsmith, who will talk to the authors in various configurations in addition to the individual performances of the authors.

ROSIE GOLDSMITH: is a journalist specialising in arts and current affairs, in the UK & abroad. Over 20 years’ working for the BBC, she has presented flagship BBC shows like Front Row, Open Book, Profile, A World In Your Ear & Crossing Continents. She has been the chair of European Literature Night in the UK since its launch in 2009, runs the independent European Literature Network, chairs, curates & promotes arts & literature events in the UK & round the world.

For a more information about Rosie, please check the interview with Michelle Hutchinson. For any enquiries about the Sheffield events, please contact Henriette Louwerse (h.louwerse@shef.ac.uk).


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