Weltempfang – Centre for Politics, Literature and Translation The "Weltempfang" in Hall 3.1 is a place well known for its panel discussions, talks and readings with international authors, intellectuals and translators. This year, the Weltempfang is dedicated to the topic "Crisis, Order, Creation".
Faribā Vafī from Iran was awarded the LiBeraturpreis 2017 for her novel "Tarlan" (Sujet Verlag 2015)
The LiBeraturpreis is the only German literature prize that is awarded exclusively to women from Africa, Asia, Latin America or the Arab World. In 2016, Laksmi Pamuntjak for her novel "The Question of Red" (Ullstein Verlag 2015).
Cooperation: Litprom – the Society for the Promotion of African, Asian and Latin American Literature