Estonian children’s authors abroad 2018

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2018

DECEMBER

21.12 Kairi Look presented her book The Airport Bugs Fight On at the Helsinki Christmas Market and the Rosebud bookshop in Helsinki, Finland

8.12 Ulla Saar at the Kid’s Christmas Island literary festival for children and youth in Vilnius, Lithuania

3.12 Illustrator Regina Lukk-Toompere at the library of the cultural centre of the Moscow Likhachev Automotive Plant (ZIL), Russia

1.12 Illustrator Regina Lukk-Toompere spoke about her work at the international book fair non/fictio№ 20, Moscow, Russia

NOVEMBER

24.11 Leelo Tungal presented her book Comrade Kid at the St Martin’s Day Fair, Helsinki, Finland

16.11 Illustrator Viive Noor at the opening of the exhibition “Running with Wolves. Werewolf” at the Pskov City Library, Russia

15–25.11 Indrek Koff at the Nordic Culture Festival Les Boréales in Caen, France

8.11 Illustrator Viive Noor at the opening of the exhibition “Power of Pictures” at the Russian State Children’s Library, Moscow

OCTOBER

25–28.10 Anti Saar presented his book The Way Things Are With Us at the Kraków Book Fair and at the Conrad Festival in Kraków, Poland

25.10 Andrus Kivirähk at the Helsinki Book Fair, Finland

19–21.10 Leelo Tungal presented her book Comrade Kid at the Riga Book Festival, Latvia

19–21.10 Anti Saar presented his book The Way Things Are With Us at the Margó Festival of Literature and Book Fair in Budapest, Hungary

13.10 Illustrator Katrin Ehrlich at the opening of the exhibition “Power of Pictures” at the Moscow Library No. 180, Russia

10–14.10 The Estonian Children’s Literature Centre at the Frankfurt Book Fair, Germany

5–7.10 Mika Keränen and Kairi Look at the Turku Book Fair, Finland

5.10 Illustrator Viive Noor at the opening of the exhibition “Running with Wolves” at the Baltic Sea Culture Centre in Gdańsk, Poland

SEPTEMBER

30.09 Heli Illipe-Sootak at the Estonian House in Gothenburg, Sweden

6–8.09 Piret Raud at the literary festival Festivaletteratura in Mantua, Italy

AUGUST

23.08 Illustrator Urmas Viik at the opening of the exhibition “Secret Lives” at the Skizze Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel

21.08 Kairi Look at the Töölö library, Helsinki, Finland

JULY

7.07 Illustrator Viive Noor with the River installation in the Oxford Castle Yard, UK

JUNE

8–15.06 Reeli Reinaus and Kätlin Kaldmaa in the Hexham Book Festival residency “Writing Borders” in Northumberland, UK

MAY

29–31.05 Ene Sepp at the Hay festival in Hay-on-Wye, UK

09.05 Andrus Kivirähk presented his book Carnival and Potato Salad in Helsinki, Finland

APRIL

11.04 Illustrator Ulla Saar participated as speaker in the seminar “Finding New Voices: Children’s Literature from the Baltics” at the London Book Fair

10–12.04 The Estonian Children’s Literature Centre at the London Book Fair, UK

10–12.04 Illustrators Ulla SaarElina SildreJoonas Sildre and Kertu Sillaste participated in the Pop Up Creators Project activities in London, UK

10.04 Piret Raud at the London Book Fair as the main speaker at the seminar “Picture Books Like No Other: the Unique Vision of Piret Raud”

10.04 Illustrators Anne Pikkov and Ulla Saar participated as speakers in the seminar “Pushing the Limits of Graphic Stories: Spotlight on the Pop Up Creators Project” at the London Book Fair

MARCH

26–29.03 The Estonian Children’s Literature Centre at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair, Italy

26.03 Illustrators Elina Sildre and Joonas Sildre at the Bologna Estonian school, Italy

23.03 Markus Saksatamm at the Moscow School 2121 and at the library of the cultural centre of the Moscow Likhachev Automotive Plant (ZIL), Russia

22.03 Markus Saksatamm at the A. Pushkin Central City Children’s Library, St Petersburg, Russia

15–16.03 The Estonian Children’s Literature Centre at the Leipzig Book Fair, Germany

15.03 Writer Indrek Koff presented his book Nice in Berlin, Germany

FEBRUARY

12–16.02 Writer Mika Keränen at the Estonian Literature Week in Finland