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Literary Programme: David Grossman: In The Fire Of Stories

30.06.2021 - 18:00 / Festival Tent, ul. Józefa 36 | live:

The most prominent living Israeli prose writer, winner of the International Booker Prize for the novel A Horse Walks into a Bar (2017), will be our guest at the 30th JCF literary meeting. Appreciated around the world as an author who is constantly raising the standards of describing psychological depth of the characters and narratives he creates, in Poland he is also regarded as an enthusiast and populariser of Bruno Schulz’s work, and in Israel – one of the most important advocates of a lasting understanding between Jews and Palestinians.

We will join David Grossman straight from our JCF tent. The interview will be conducted by Grzegorz Jankowicz – writer, philosopher of literature, Programme Director of Conrad Festival.

A hybrid meeting – an online interview with live participation of the audience.

The event has been organized in cooperation with KBF Krakow Festival Office, the operator of the programme Krakow UNESCO City of Literature.
Co-financed by the Minister of Culture, National Heritage and Sport from the Culture Promotion Fund.


David Grossman

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