Fischer & MilchinKrasnoyarsk Book Culture Fair, Russia

Friday 2 November 13:30pm KRAT

The Future of the Novel

Keynotes: Tibor Fischer & Konstantin Milchin

The second day of Edinburgh World Writers’ Conference events in Russia explored ‘The Future of the Novel’ with keynotes from UK writer Tibor Fischer and the Russian author and critic Konstantin Milchin, along with participating authors Melvin Burgess, Theresa Breslin, Andrey Astvatsaturov and Kirill Kobrin. The event was moderated by Ilya Boyashev.


Author Biography:

Konstantin Milchin is a philologist and literary critic. He was born in 1980 in Moscow and graduated from the Russian State University for the Humanities, History and Philology Faculty. He’s been a literary critic since 2000. He worked in the ‘Book Review’ newspaper, the ‘Time Out’ magazine, hosted a program on ‘Radio Russia’, ‘Mayak’ and ‘Radio Culture.’ He is currently working in the ‘Russian Reporter’ magazine and the ‘Vedomosti. Pyatnitsa’ newspaper, and leads the ‘Cover’ program on ‘Style-TV.’