40 Foreign Authors to Attend International Book Festival in Budapest

  • 28 Sep 2023 12:05 PM
  • Hungary Matters
40 Foreign Authors to Attend International Book Festival in Budapest
The Budapest International Book Festival will be held between 28 September - 1 October with some 140 exhibitors and over 40 foreign authors attending, the organiser Hungarian Publishers’ and Booksellers’ Association confirmed.

The 28th festival will be held in Millenáris Park. The guest of honour will be sci-fi author John Scalzi, who will also receive the Budapest Grand Prize.

The guest country of honour will be the Netherlands.

The Netherlands will offer at its national stand presentations by top contemporary authors such as writer-journalist Arnon Grunberg, essayist-sociologist Abram de Swaan, writer, theatre and opera director Martin Michael Driessen and Annamarie Bon, the widely popular author of children and youth books.

Multi-award winning author John Scalzi, the former president of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, will be hosted at a podium discussion on September 30 in the afternoon.

The festival will also feature children’s programmes and panel discussions.

Click here to know more about Budapest International Book Festival

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