9 November 2017
19.00
The Great Tamer

Aftertalk with the choreographer Dimitris Papaioannou
Dansens hus
Barnhusgatan 14
111 24 Stockholm

21 October 2017
20.00
Europäischer Salon

Reading
Grillo-Theater
Theaterplatz 11
45127 Essen

21 October 2017
13.00
Mary

Reading
Östhammar ordfestival
Equmeniakyrkan
Svarvaregatan 6
742 31 Östhammar

5 October 2017
20.00
Mary

Reading and talk
Ianos
Stadiou 24
105 64 Athens

27 September 2017
16.30
Über die Qualle, über den Roman

Keynote Address
23. Arbeitstagung der Skandinavistik
Institut für Skandinavistik, Frisistik und Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft
Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
Olshausenstraße 40
24098 Kiel

15 September 2017
Die dichte Welt

Reading
Internationales Literaturfestival
Berliner Festspiele
Schaperstraße 24
10719 Berlin

11 September 2017
19.00
Hjärtats politik

Reading and talk
Almedalsbiblioteket
Cramérgatan 5
621 57 Visby

6 September 2017
18.00
Grannar

Talk with Augustin Erba
Stockholms stadsbibliotek
Sveavägen 73
113 50 Stockholm

28 August 2017
19.00
Conversation with Paul Auster

Internationella författarscenen
Stadsbiblioteket
Kung Oscars väg 11
211 33 Malmö

16 August 2017
20.00
Mary

Reading and talk with Jutta Person
Literarisches Colloquium Berlin
Am Sandwerder 5
14109 Berlin

16 June 2017
18.00
Die Mitte der Welt ist überall

Lecture
Centrum Modernes Griechenland
Freieue-Universität Berlin
Henry-Ford-Bau
Hörsaal A
Garystraße 35
14195 Berlin

27 May 2017
13
Lansarea romanului Mary de Aris Fioretos

Talk with Mircea Cărtărescu and Ioana Părvulescu about the novel Mary
Bookfest
Standul Editurii Humanitas
Romexpo
Bulevardul Mărăști 65-67
București 011465

26 May 2017
19
Întâlnire cu Aris Fioretos

Talk with Mircea Cărtărescu and Ioana Părvulescu about the novel Mary
Bookfest
Scena Agora C4–C5
Romexpo
Bulevardul Mărăști 65-67
București 011465

25 May 2017
Mary in Romanian

The novel Mary is published in Elena-Maria Morogan’s Romanian translation by Humanitas

14 May 2017
11.00
Jeanette Schocken-Preis

Prize ceremony with laudation by  Florian Höllerer
Historisches Museum
An der Geeste
27570 Bremerhaven

12 May 2017
17.00
Helsinki Lit

Talk with Petinah Gappa and Sirpa Kähkönen
Savoy-teatern
Kaserngatan 46
00130 Helsingfors

30 March 2017
19.00
Grannar

An evening with Novellix and Augustin Erba
Dieselverkstadens bibliotek
Marcusplatsen 17
131 54 Sickla

29 March 2017
19.00
Modersmål som plats

With Anders Olsson and Cecilia Sjöholm
Forum
Sigtunagatan 14
113 22 Stockholm

11 March 2017
Genomskinliga ting

Vladimir Nabokov’s novel Transparent Things is published in Aris Fioretos’s Swedish translation by Modernista

11 March 2017
Förtvivlan

Vladimir Nabokov’s novel Despair is published in Aris Fioretos’s Swedish translation by Modernista

9 March 2017
19.30
Grannar

With Karin Mamma Andersson, Josefine Klougart and Kjell Westö, among others
Internationella författarscenen
Kulturhuset
111 51 Stockholm

8 March 2017
Malou efter tio

Talk with Malou von Sievers about the shortstory collection »Grannar«
With Augustin Erba and Kjell Westö
TV4

21 February 2017
20.00
Mary

Reading and talk with Sigrid Löffler
Literaturforum im Brecht-Haus
Chausseestraße 125
10115 Berlin

16 February 2017
19.00
Eftersnack

With Tania Carvalho and Annelie Gardell
After »Weaving Chaos«
Dansens Hus 
Barnhusgatan 14 
111 24 Stockholm

11 February 2017
12.01
Jan Wagner’s »tepåse«

German poet Jan Wagner reads »teebeutel« (tea bag) in Swedish Radio’s Dagens dikt, Pontus Plaenge reads Aris Fioretos’s Swedish translation

10 February 2017
12.01
Jan Wagner’s »kvittenpaj«

German poet Jan Wagner reads »quittenpastetete« (quince jelly) in Swedish Radio’s Dagens dikt, Pontus Plaenge reads Aris Fioretos’s Swedish translation

9 February 2017
12.01
Jan Wagner’s »försök med myggor«

German poet Jan Wagner reads »versuch über mücken« (essay on midges) in Swedish Radio’s Dagens dikt, Pontus Plaenge reads Aris Fioretos’s Swedish translation

8 February 2017
20.00
Mary

Reading and talk with Beatrice Faßbender
Kulturhaus Karlstorbahnhof
Am Karlstor 1
69117 Heidelberg

8 February 2017
12.01
Jan Wagner’s »lakan«

German poet Jan Wagner reads »laken« (sheets) in Swedish Radio’s Dagens dikt, Pontus Plaenge reads Aris Fioretos’s Swedish translation

7 February 2017
12.01
Jan Wagner’s »kärs«

German poet Jan Wagner reads »giersch« (bindweed) in Swedish Radio’s Dagens dikt, Pontus Plaenge reads Aris Fioretos’s Swedish translation

7 February 2017
20.00
Mary

Reading and talk with Durs Grünbein
Literaturhaus Stuttgart
Breitscheidstraße 4
70174 Stuttgart

6 February 2017
19.30
Mary

Reading and talk with Beatrice Faßbender
Deutschordensmuseum
Schloss 16 
97980 Bad Mergentheim

6 February 2017
12.01
Jan Wagner’s »självporträtt med bisvärm«

German poet Jan Wagner reads »selbstporträt mit bienenschwarm« (self-portrait with swarm of bees) in Swedish Radio’s Dagens dikt, Pontus Plaenge reads Aris Fioretos’s Swedish translation

25 January 2017
Jeanette Schocken Preis

The novel Mary receives this year’s Jeanette Schocken Preis of the city of Bremerhaven. Among earlier receipients are Louis Begley, Imre Kertész and Peter Ésterhazy. From the jury’s statement: »A passion history and an ardent appeal for moral values such as empathy and courage« The prize ceremony will take place on May 14, 2017.

24 January 2017
18.00
Hjärtats politik

On the right to tell
Clandestino Institut
Folkteatern
Olof Palmes Plats
413 04 Göteborg

17 January 2017
16.05
Eins zu Eins

Talk with Norbert Joa
Bayerischer Rundfunk
Bayern 2

17 January 2017
20.00
Mary

Reading and talk with Alex Rühle
Literaturhaus München
Salvatorplatz 1
80333 München

16 January 2017
20.00
Auf Wiedervorlage: Samuel Beckett

Talk with Erika Tophoven
Literarisches Colloquium
Am Sandwerder 5
14109 Berlin

8 December 2016
The translation of Jan Wagnerʼs poetry on Litteraturtoppen

In conjunction with the translation of Jan Wagner’s poems (Självporträtt med bisvärm) entering at spot 8 on this week’s Litteraturtoppen, the translator answers five questions

8 December 2016
20.00
Helden der Gegenwart. Zur Poetik aktuellen Schreibens

With Yurii Andrukhovych, Judith Hermann, Michael Lentz and Katja Lange-Müller, among others
Grillo Theater
Schauspiel Essen
Theaterplatz 11
45127 Essen

6 December 2016
19.00
Kafkaʾs Mice

Talk on Franz Kafka
in conjunction with
György Kurtág, Kafka-Fragmente
Kungliga Dramatiska Teatern
Nybroplan
111 47 Stockholm

2 December 2016
18.00
Självporträtt med bisvärm

Om och med den tyske poeten Jan Wagner
Stadsbiblioteket
Götaplatsen 3
402 29  Göteborg

30 November 2016
19.00
Självporträtt med bisvärm

An evening with and about German poet Jan Wagner
Forum
Sigtunagatan 14
113 22 Stockholm

23 November 2016
Självporträtt med bisvärm

A volume of translations of 111 poems and 1 essay by German poet Jan Wagner is published by Rámus Förlag

22 November 2016
19.30
Mary

Reading and conversation
LesART
Kutschersaal
Stadtbücherei
Webergasse 4–6
73728 Esslingen am Neckar

20 November 2016
18.00
Mary

Dagens Nyheters författarkryssning
Fartyget Cinderella
Viking Line
Stadsgårdskajen
116 45 Stockholm

19 November 2016
15.00
Till ett litet vitt snäckskal

Reading of Greek poetry
KammarensembleN plays Manos Hatzidakis
Grekisk konstmusikfestival
Musikaliska
Stora salen
Nybrokajen 11
111 48 Stockholm

12 November 2016
10.30
Mary

Buch Wien
ORF-Bühne
Messe Wien
Halle D
Trabrennstraße 7
1020 Wien

11 November 2016
18.30
Mary

Reading and talk with Kristina Pfoser
Buch Wien
Schwedenhaus
Liechtensteinstraße 51
1010 Wien

6 November 2016
11.00
Mary

Reading and conversation with Karin Strure
Globale. Festival für grenzüberschreitende Literatur
Kränholm
Auf dem Hohen Ufer 35
28759 Bremen

1 November 2016
19.30
Mary

Reading and conversation with Helmut Böttiger
Literaturhaus
Fasanenstraße 23
10719 Berlin

1 November 2016
Mary no. 8 on the SWR Bestenliste

The German translation of the novel Mary is eighth on the SWR Bestenliste in November

31 October 2016
18.30
Kvinnor, kulturer, gemenskaper

On the novel Mary
Gamla Stortorget 5
20500 Åbo
Finland

28 October 2016
19.30
Don DeLillo

Conversation with Don DeLillo
Internationell författarscen
Hörsalen
Kulturhuset
Sergels torg
111 51 Stockholm

22 October 2016
13.00
Mosaik

Östhammars ordfestival
Kulturhuset Storbrunn
Rådhusgatan 4
742 31 Östhammar

20 October 2016
18.30
Conversation with Lutz Seiler

About Seiler‘s novel Kruso
Goethe-institutet
Bryggargatan 12A
111 21 Stockholm

19 October 2016
18.00
Min själsfrände: Vladimir Nabokov

Stadsbiblioteket
Odengatan 73
113 50 Stockholm

18 October 2016
18.00
Mary

Stadsbiblioteket
Dag Hammarskjölds plats 1
551 11 Jönköping

14 October 2016
Mary as paperback

The novel Mary is published as paperback with Norstedts Förlag

6 October 2016
18.00
Mary

Bergsjöns bibliotek
Rymdtorget 8
415 19 Göteborg

4 October 2016
18.00
Om styrka

Växjö Stadsbibliotek
Västra Esplanaden 7
351 12 Växjö

1 October 2016
Mary number one on SWR’s Bestenliste

The recently published German translation of Mary is at spot 1 on SWR’s Bestenliste in October

27 September 2016
19.30
Herta Müller

Conversation with Herta Müller
Internationell författarscen
Hörsalen
Kulturhuset
Sergels torg
111 51 Stockholm

17 September 2016
18.00
Die halbe Sonne

Literaturhaus Villa Clementine
Frankfurter Straße 1
65183 Wiesbaden

16 September 2016
17.00
Mary

Conversation with Carsten Jensen
nORD Litteraturfestival
Biblioteket Kulturvaerftet
Allegade 2
3000 Helsingör

15 September 2016
19.00
Mary

Kulturhuset Multeum
Eskilstunavägen 2
645 80 Strängnäs

14 September 2016
18.00
Drömmar om romanen

Conversation about the novel with Malin Ullgren
ABF
Sveavägen 84
113 59 Stockholm

1 September 2016
SWR Bestenliste

The recently published German translation of Mary is at place 9–10 at SWR’s Bestenliste in September

28 August 2016
20.00
Porträt International: Aris Fioretos

Reading and conversation with Maike Albath
Erlanger Poetenfest
Markgrafentheater
Theaterplatz 2
91054 Erlangen

28 August 2016
11.00
Europa erzählen

Panel discussion with Dieter Bachmann, Martin Mosebach, Wilfried F. Schoeller and Ilija Trojanow
Erlanger Poetenfest
Markgrafentheater
Theaterplatz 2
91054 Erlangen

27 August 2016
12.00
Samtal om dans

Med Nisha Inana Besara
Göteborgs Dans- och teaterfestival
Kristallfoajén
Stora Teatern
Kungsparken 1
411 36 Göteborg

26 August 2016
Mary is published in Finland

The novel Mary is published in Liisa Ryömä’s Finish translation by Teos Publishers 

22 August 2016
Mary published in German

The novel Mary appears in Paul Berf’s German translation with Carl Hanser Verlag

2 August 2016
21.40
Graviditet i litteraturen

Interview by Sandra Stiskalo
SVT Kulturnyheterna

8 June 2016
13.00
Ett litet lexikon om romanen

Conversation with Måns Hirschfeldt
P1 Kultur

1 June 2016
Mary is published in Danish

The novel Mary appears in Jesper Klint Kistorp’s translation with Batzer & Co.

27 May 2016
20.00
Wasser, Gänsehaut

Presentation of the essay Vatten, gåshud
Literaturhaus Berlin
Kaminzimmer
Fasanenstraße 23
10719 Berlin

25 May 2016
18.00
Über den Mond

Conversation with Joachim Kalka
Herzogin Anna Amalia Bibliothek
Platz der Demokratie 1
99423 Weimar

30 April 2016
14.00
Om Mary

Talk
Akademibokhandeln
Mäster Samuelsgatan 28
111 57 Stockholm

26 April 2016
14.00
Om Mary

Reading and conversation
ABF
Sveavägen 84
113 59 Stockholm

22 April 2016
18.00
Å nærlese Nelly

Discussion about Nelly Sachs’s life and works with Geir Gulliksen, Astrid Nordang and Cathrine Strøm
Litteraturhuset Oslo
Wergelandsveien 29
0167 Oslo

18 April 2016
Vatten, gåshud

The essay Vatten gåshud. Ett otal ord om romanen (Water, Gooseflesh. Countless Words about the Novel) is published by Norstedts Förlag

15 April 2016
19.00
Om Albert Camus

With Michael Azar and Hans Ruin, among others
Forum
Sigtunagatan 14
113 22 Stockholm

8 April 2016
15.00
Mary

Reading
Kinna bibliotek
Kinnaborgssalen
Boråsvägen 42
511 54 Kinna

7 April 2016
18.30
Mary

Reading
Stadsbiblioteket
Stenportsgatan 11
531 30 Lidköping

6 April 2016
19.00
Mary

Reading
Musikens hus
Konsertsalen
Djurgårdsgatan 13
412 62 Göteborg

5 April 2016
18.30
Mary

Reading
Stadsbiblioteket
Köpmansgatan 1
462 33 Vänersborg

5 April 2016
18.00
Mary

Reading
Stadsbiblioteket
Köpmansgatan 1
462 33 Vänersborg

4 April 2016
19.15
Mary

Reading
Stadsbiblioteket
Trädgårdsgatan 9
541 30 Skövde

30 March 2016
Romanpriset i Gävle

Mary receives the Novel Prize of the city of Gävle. The jury’s motivation: »Aris Fioretos depicts the evil in repression, the strength of women’s solidarity and the fortitude in Mary’s valor in a lyrical prose that takes the reader on an unforgettable journey among smells, sounds, flavors and colors.«

19 March 2016
Mary receives the Novel Prize 2016

The novel Mary receives Swedish Radio’s Novel Prize 2016. In the words of the jury, the prize goes »to Mary, a novel which, through its intense and moving language, depicts the contrast between the system’s repression and the fortitude and empathy of an individual.«

15 March 2016
13.00
Sveriges Radios Romanpris 2016

Juryn för Sveriges Radios Romanpris diskuterar Mary i P1 Kultur

10 March 2016
19.00
Mary

Reading and talk
Dieselverkstadens bibliotek
Marcusplatsen 17
131 54 Nacka

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