On October 18th 2018 the Anglo-Finnish Society will be hosting an event with Emmi, where she will discuss the process of writing two versions of her work in different languages and how this can help the writing process. The event will be held at St Giles International in London, and is scheduled to run from 6.30 to 8.30PM. More information about the event and how to sign up can be found at the webpage of the Anglo-Finnish Society.
From November 24th to December 2nd 2018 the book lovers and professionals of Ibero-America will be gathering at the Guadalajara International Book Fair in México. Amongst its vast program, the Fair features a festival of European literature, with eleven European authors taking part in various discussions.
Tuesday, November 27th from 7 to 8.30PM FIL Literatura - Festival de las Letras Europeas, Salón E, Área Internacional - Emmi Itäranta, Tim Fanning, Eugeniusz Tkaczyszyn-Dycki and Viveca Sten.
More information and the full program can be found at the event’s website.
Saturday September 29th 2018 at 2.45PM “This would make a good movie!” From book to series/ movie / play - Elina Rouhiainen, Aleksi Delikouras and Emmi Itäranta discuss the metamorphosis of books at the Culture Arena Gloria. More information and the full program (in Finnish) can be found at the Facebook page of the event.
This September sees the second round of Finland’s first young adult literature convention, Hel-YA! On September 29th 2018 the leading Finnish YA-authors and fans come together at the Culture Arena Gloria in Helsinki. The lineup features Salla Simukka, Elina Rouhiainen, Aleksi Delikouras, Magdalena Hai, Erika Vik, Karri ”Paleface” Miettinen and Kaisa Happonen - plus Emmi Itäranta. The full program will be released by the end of August. More information (in Finnish) at the Facebook page of the event.
The Midden - Frontiers in Retreat Publication will be launched at the Helsinki International Arts Programme Summer Party in August. The book is edited by Tracey Warr and Jenni Nurmenniemi, and it includes essays by Jussi Parikka, Emmi Itäranta, Antti Salminen, Taru Elfving, Jenni Nurmenniemi and Tracey Warr. You can follow up the news about the book at the HIAP Facebook page.