Special guest of the event will be writer Guzel Yakhina
YEKATERINBURG, November 15. Festival on contemporary women’s literature Thursday started in the Sverdlovsk regional library named after Belinsky in Ekaterinburg. Special guest will be the writer Guzel Yakhina, reported to journalists the press-Secretary of the library Yuliya Vaganova.
“In the library named after Belinsky will be held the XI Yekaterinburg book festival. The theme of the forum is “Contemporary women’s literature and other forms of creative self-realization of women.” Special guest of the festival – Guzel Yakhina, Creator of the bestselling “zulaikha opens his eyes”, the writer will hold a creative meeting with readers to the release of a new book “my Children,” said Vaganova.
According to the library, we expect more than 50 authors. “At the festival “Book women” invited the authors from Moscow, St.-Petersburg, Kazan and Ulyanovsk, Krasnoyarsk, Irkutsk, and Yekaterinburg, the cities of Kamensk-Uralsky in the Sverdlovsk region of Kyshtym in the Chelyabinsk region”, – said Vaganova.
Vaganova said that the festival will be held not only in the library, but in the innovative cultural centre of Pervouralsk in the Sverdlovsk region and the Centre for contemporary drama in Yekaterinburg. “In the days of the festival, the library will open the bookstall of Belinki and will work the book fair”, she added.
XI Yekaterinburg book festival will last until November 18. The forum is held since 2008 with the support of Ministry of culture of the Sverdlovsk region.
Tolkien is considered one of the most striking debutantes in the history of modern Russian literature, the author is a laureate of the literary prize “Big book” and “Yasnaya Polyana” for the bestseller “zulaikha opens the eyes”, released in 2015. This novel, as told to the writer at the book salon in St. Petersburg, to date, translated into 31 different languages. According to her, his adaptation deals with the channel “Russia”.