EWC LITERARY EVENTS

Creating and sustaining diversity and inclusion — strategies for systemic, cultural, and behavioral change

We are hiring: the EWC is looking for a part-time Administration Officer

The EWC is opening a part time position for an Administration Officer (m/f/d) Brussels, January 2023: We are currently offering a position for a capable, and assertive professional to handle administrative aspects of the day-to-day activities of the EWC and to support the activities of the…

EWC project #Freeallwords translated text by Nobel Price for Peace Laureate

The international support project #FreeAllWords translates works of Belarusian Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Aleś Bialacki into seven languages ++ PRESS RELEASE ++ Brussels, 9 December 2022 In October 2022, the Nobel Committee in Oslo awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 2022 to the Belarusian lawyer and…

Women in Literature: The FIL Symposium

On the occasion of the Symposium Women* in Literature on 18 and 19 June 2022 and organised by EWC Member A*dS (Authors and Translators Switzerland) EWC President Nina George gave the opening speech: “Who is afraid of Writing Women”? (more…)

EWC STATEMENT: The EUPL is not inclusive anymore

The EWC has withdrawn from the Consortium of the European Union Prize for Literature (EUPL) with effect from January 2022. “The new EUPL concept does not promote multilingualism as key to the European language diversity, and is not following the principles of equal treatment for…

Happy Hieronymus Day!

How EWC member organisations and the European book sector celebrate translators and translations on 30 September On 24 May 2017, the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted resolution 71/288 and declared 30 September as International Translation Day.   This day celebrates the feast of St.…
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Women in Literature: Keynote by EWC President

On the occasion of the Digital Workshop on Gender data in the creative sector – how to bridge the gap on 11 December 2020 in the context of the EU Council Presidency Ship of Germany, EWC President Nina George takes part as rapporteur on the European book…

Women in Literature – closing the Data Gap

On the occasion of the Digital Conference on Gender Equality in Culture & Media on 8 December 2020 in the context of the EU Council Presidency Ship of Germany, EWC President Nina George takes part as Keynote speaker and rapporteur on the European book sector…
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Creative Europe Programme: Support to Literary Translation projects

Now open: Call for proposals (5. March – 5. May 2020) – support to Literary Translation projects Support for literary translation projects is regularly enhanced, building on feedback from Member States, publishers and the book sector as well as on the experience of the first…

Norway: NFFO sets out ethical guidelines for non-fiction writers

Responsibility of the authors: EWC Member NFFO publishes checklist for ethical issues On 25. February a working group consisting of members of NFFO launched a set of ethical guidelines for writers of non-fiction works. The document asks a variety of ethical questions that may encourage…

BEHIND THE SCREENS

European Survey on the remuneration of audiovisual authors o a median director earns € 25.000 a year after tax, €17.000 comes from work as a director o a median screenwriter earns € 27.000 a year after tax, €20.000 comes from work as a screenwriter o…

»Worldwide Reading« for Freedom of Expression

The International Literature Festival Berlin [ilb] calls to join a Worldwide Reading on September 11, 2019. Recommended by Alena Makouskaya, Board Member and responsible for the topic Freedom of Expression in the EWC Board. People of the European Union share their thoughts, comment on different…

LITERACY AND THE CULTURE OF READING

The European Writer Series ISSN: 1560-4217 Editor: Myriam Diocaretz, with the assistance of Ciara Healy, 2012 EWC Trainee, University of Limerick, Ireland. Proceedings of the 2011 FORUM MARE NOSTRUM VI – Turku, Finland The 2011 Forum Mare Nostrum was organised by the European Writers’ Council…

FORUM MARE NOSTRUM IV

Conference Proceedings. Trieste 2007 Trieste, its Macro-region and Europe: a Multicultural Tradition and a Contribution to an Intercultural European Future. Proceedings of the Forum MARE NOSTRUM IV. Trieste, 26-27 October 2007. 28 October 2007, XXI Congress, EWC and EWC-FAEE a.i.s.b.l., ANNUAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY [vc_btn title=”FORUM…

EWC presented: Invasion of Reality – Prose, Politics & Poetry.

5 June, 17:00 CEST: The EWC Literature Evening (online)  Saturday, 5 June 17:00 -19:30 (CEST) – we enjoyed discussions and poetry readings around burning issues of writers and the book world in the times of Corona. 16 speakers from 12 countries, moderated by Porter Anderson…

Writers in the time of Corona: the DW Books Interviews

EWC President Nina George and Bel Olid, President of the Associació d’Escriptors en Llengua Catalana, on the situation for writers in Europe during Pandemic The measures against COVID-19 affects all. in the midst of the greatest rupture in world society and a fundamental challenge for…