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Crossing Book Talk with Pajtim Statovci

Photo by Anna Kurki, Book Cover by Penguin Random House

MON—APR 8—7 PM, free

Poet and translator Matthew Dix will moderate the discussion. Following the book talk, copies will be available for purchase and signing.

Presented in support by FILI (Finnish Literature Exchange) and the Albanian Institute New York.



About the Author

Pajtim Statovci (b. 1990) is a Finnish-Kosovan novelist. He moved from Kosovo to Finland with his family when he was two years old. He is currently a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Helsinki.

His first book, My Cat Yugoslavia, won the Helsingin Sanomat Literature Prize for best debut novel, and his follow-up, Crossing, won the Toisinkoinen Literature Prize. He is the recipient of the 2018 Helsinki Writer of the Year Award.

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