Edinburgh International Book Festival
Fri 25 Aug 2023
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Ed book fest

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Xiaolu Guo  Valzhyna Mort: I Have A New Language Now image

Please note: Valzhyna Mort is no longer able to appear in this event.
Xiaolu Guo’s memoir Radical is an account of her efforts to carve out a life in Britain having moved from China. Meanwhile Valzhyna Mort moved to the US from Belarus and wrote her poetry collection Music for the Dead and Resurrected in Belarusian and English versions. Join these acclaimed writers as they talk about translating the self, and the joys and frustrations of an adopted language with Lil Green.