On Friday September 27th, from 5PM onwards, the fifth edition of the Long Night of LiteratureS will be held at the Instituto Cervantes in New Delhi. The invited European authors - Emmi amongst them - will be reading to small, rotating audiences in their native language, and then discussing their work and literature in general in English. There’s also a virtual reality adaptation of Franz Kafka’s The Metamorphosis, by the German artist Mika Johnson. More information about the event can be found here.
On Friday, September 6th 2019, Emmi will be visiting Mikkeli, Finland, to celebrate the Dream Year of Reading. Her novel Memory of Water has been chosen as the theme book of the year.
1PM to 3PM, Mikael
6PM to 8PM, Mikkeli Regional Library, Mikkeli Hall
More details about the events can be found here.
In her video greeting to readers from Mikkeli and everywhere else, Emmi talks about her work as an author and her book Memory of Water, which has been chosen as the theme book of the Year of Reading. She will be visiting Mikkeli main library on September 6th, from 6Pm to 8Pm. More information about the theme year and its events can be found here, albeit only in Finnish.
Climate Culture Conference 2019 is an event where artists, scholars, students and politicians come together to discuss culture and art in our society in the time of climate change. It will take place on June 12th at the Finlandsinstitutet in Stockholm, at Snickarbacken 4. Emmi will be one of the speakers and panelists in the first part of the conference titled Climate Culture, along with the artist duo Bigert & Bergström and professor Staffan Laestadius. The conference is open for public and free of charge. A lunch is also included. You can find the full program and more information here.
If you missed Emmi’s event at the Science Fiction Bokhandeln in Stockholm last month, you can listen to it on Souncloud. Emmi and Alva Markelius talk about dystopias, writing, future speculations, science fiction, and the novel Emmi is currently working on, amongst other things. The interview is in English.