The Dorcol Platz culture institution will hold the Writers’ Festival from 20th to 24th March, at 59 Dobračina Street in Belgrade, with the goal of promoting contemporary Serbian literature and local writers.
The Festival’s motto – “Welcome, dear (present and future) readers!” – is inspired by the fact that a country’s literary world is made by those who create it and those for which it is created. During the Festival, numerous writers will meet with their readers on a daily basis, talk, sign books, and participate in panel discussions and other programmes.
The following writers have confirmed their participation in the Festival: Dragan Velikić, David Albahari, Radmila Lazić, Ljubica Arsić, Milisav Savić, Vladislav Bajac, Ljubivoje Ršumović, Marko Vidojković, Ivana Dimić, Mirjana Đurđević, Svetislav Basara, Dragan Jovanović Danilov, Filip David, Gojko Božović, Igor Marojević, Dušan Nedeljković, Miomir Petrović, Mileta Prodanović, Siniša Ubović, Goran Skrobonja, Veselin Mišnić, Miloš Latinović, Nenad Novak Stefanović, Milan St Protić, Zoran Radisavljević, Dana Todorović, Uroš Petrović and many others.
There will also be several forum-like discussions – “Women and Literature” (Tuesday, March 20th, at 18 h), “Poetry is dead! Long live poetry!” (Wednesday, March 21st, at 16 h), “The writer as a literary hero “(Wednesday, March 21st, 18h), “Writers in their works “(Thursday, March 22nd, 6 pm), “History and Literature” (Friday, March 23rd, 18h), “Satire today: Laughter as escapism or the way of looking at things” (Saturday, March 24th, at 14 h), and “Writing and political correctness” (Saturday, March 24th, at 18h).