EWC and #FreeAllWords at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2022

EWC project #FreeAllWords on the Frankfurt Book Fair 2022



Thursday, 20th of October 2022

German Writers’ Union / Verband deutscher Schriftstellerinnen und Schriftsteller (VS)

Hall 4.0 G 82

10:00-10:45: Talk and Presentation of #FreeAllwords. With Marjana Haponenko/Gaponenko (Ukraine), Nicole Pfister Fetz (Secretary-General A*dS/Switzerland and initiator of #FreeAllWords) and Nina George (President of the European Writers’ Council). Presence event and Livestream via Twitch.tv (interactive format): https://www.twitch.tv/vsschriftstellerverband

10:45-11:00 Options for public press Q&A to the panel participants

11:00-11:30 Options for individual media and press requests. Media can contact media@freeallwords.org (Ms. Susanne Tenzler Heusler) for further information or appointments.

Marjana Haponenko ( Gaponenko ) was born in Odessa in 1981 and studied German literature there. After working in Krakow and Dublin, she now lives in Mainz and Vienna. She has been writing in German since the age of sixteen and has published novels including “Who is Martha?” (2012), “Das letzte Rennen” (2016) and “Der Dorfgescheite” (2018). She was awarded the Adelbert von Chamisso Prize, the Austrian Alpha Literature Prize and the Martha Saalfeld Prize.