The Romanian prose writer Corina Sabau was the fellowship holder of the TRADUKI sponsored Writer-in-Residence program KROKODIL during the month of June 2014. Sabau is well-known in Romania for her novels and screenplays.
On June 24th, the Serbian writer Jelena Lengold – who was the fellow of the European Writer-in-Residence program in Sarajevo during June 2014 – and her husband, the Serbian aphorist Aleksandar Baljak presented their work at a literary evening in Sarajevo.
On June 13th, at the end of his residential scholarship in Tirana, the Albanian-Macedonian writer Luan Starova presented his Balkans’ Saga, in which he had written down his family history. The presentation took place within the writers-in-residence program “Tirana – In Between” organized by Poeteka and supported by TRADUKI. The literary evening attracted many high guests as well as numerous relatives of the author.
To commemorate the hundredth anniversary of the beginning of World War I, TRADUKI organized a series of presentations called “1914 – Hundred Years Later” that visited Sarajevo, Belgrade, Ljubljana, and Zagreb. Presented were essays published under the title BETON International. Numerous well-known writers from Southeast Europe participated in the readings and discussions during the four evenings.
From June 12th–14th, the international literary festival KROKODIL again attracted numerous guests to Belgrade. Every evening, over 1000 listeners attended the readings of writers mainly from Southeast Europe but also beyond that.
The association KURS from Split used a short break between the matches of the football world cup to squeeze in another presentation in the Disku(r)sija series of events that take place regularly with the support of TRADUKI.