Krasnoyarsk Book Culture Fair, Russia
Saturday 3 November 13:30pm KRAT
A National Literature?
Keynotes: Theresa Breslin & Kirill Kobrin
On the third and final day of the Conference, Theresa Breslin brought the Scottish view to the question of ‘A National Literature?’ drawing comparison and contrast with a country the size of Russsia, represented by Kirill Kobrin, along with participating authors Melvin Burgess, Tibor Fischer, Andrey Astvatsaturov and Konstantin Milchin. The event was moderated by Linor Goralik.
Theresa Breslin is the critically-acclaimed popular award-winning author of more than 30 books for young people over a wide age range including YA / Adult novels. She won the Carnegie Medal, the UK’s most prestigious award for Children’s Literature. Her latest books are her YA / Adult novel, Spy for the Queen of Scots and the stunning Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Folk and Fairy Tales.