Dear friends of Slovak literature, while the COVID-19 pandemic may have closed borders and brought all live literary events to a temporary halt, we are as determined as ever to keep promoting Slovak literature around the world. We have been exploring new ways of staying in touch digitally and introducing you to the best in Slovak writing.
We are happy to inform you that we have just launched a new a series of regular podcast interviews about Slovak literature. The podcasts will be recorded on a weekly basis, alternating between German and English, and can be accessed via major online platforms, such as Spotify, ApplePodcast and GooglePlay. In the English version, LIT_CAST Slovakia, translator Julia Sherwood will be inviting translators, publishers, academics, writers and others to her virtual studio to talk to them about Slovak literature in English and related subjects. Her first guest is the translator and publisher Donald Rayfield.
To hear the interview, click on the link below.