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EU-China-litfest 20: Existential Struggles: Writers on Capturing Life’s Essence

Dorthe Nors (Denmark), Lu Nei (China)

Sunday, November 29. 5 pm Beijing Time


A fundamental crossroads in a protagonist’s life, adversarial scenarios, uncertain futures, existential crises; such pivotal moments can play a compelling part in literary fiction and with elevated stakes in play help crystallise issues. For today’s event we are joined by two exceptional authors who will discuss their award-winning work and how they capture the critical moods and moments in their writing. Dorthe Nors from Denmark is an acclaimed short story writer and novelist from Denmark, and was a Man Booker International finalist in 2017. Her novel Mirror, Shoulder, Signal and story collection Karate Chop have been published in China by FLTRP. Lu Nei is a celebrated novelist, originally from Suzhou in Jiangsu province, and has received numerous awards for his writing, including the annual Novelist of the Chinese Language Media Award.


How to Join the Online Event:

Zoom Webinar ID: 612 3904 5492 (click to register)     or     scan the WeChat QR code

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