Kenneth Steven: SCANDI SATURDAY on 27 May 2017, 12:30 - 13:30

Kenneth Steven: SCANDI SATURDAY on 27 May 2017, 12:30 - 13:30

Join Perthshire poet, translator and novelist Kenneth Steven for the first of the Festival's three Scandinavian-themed FREE literary events. Booking essential.

Kenneth spent two years in Norway working in Folk High Schools, becoming fluent in both major dialects of Norwegian. Commissioned to translate the Nordic Prize-winning novel The Half Brother (his translation went on to be short-listed for two major literary awards), he has since translated a number of other books by contemporary Norwegian novelists, poets and non-fiction writers.

More recently, Kenneth’s work on the story of the Sami people of Arctic Scandinavia - Beneath the Ice - was published by Saraband.

Ticket Price: FREE/Booking Required

Book Signing: 1.30pm, May Tent, King’s Lawn.

Tickets are no longer on sale online or by phone, but will be back on sale at the May Festival Box Office over the weekend.  

Please visit the May Festival Box Office in King's College Conference Centre at the University of Aberdeen or call 01224 272462 from Friday 26th at 9am onwards to check availability.

Tickets cannot be reserved via this line and must be purchased in person.

Venue: Linklater Rooms

Email festival@abdn.ac.uk
Phone +44 (0)1224 273233

Read more: http://www.abdn.ac.uk/mayfestival/events/search/?kw=SCANDI

 

 

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