European Literature Night in Prague

Public readings from contemporary European literature are taking place in 18 Prague venues tonight. The popular literary event, now in its 7th year, is organized by the network of Czech Cultural Centres in cooperation with European National Institutes for Culture EUNIC. The aim is to provide a platform for contemporary European authors and to present new European literary voices in a creative way. Among the authors whose works will be presented this year at Prague galleries, coffee houses and theatres are Elena Ferrante from Italy and Hungary’s Peter Esterhazy. European Literature Night is held on the eve of the World Book Fair which opens on May 16th in the Czech capital.