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About Authors in Aarhus

Authors in Aarhus is a series of in-depth talks with internationally acclaimed fiction writers from all over the world.

The scene is the result of a close collaboration between Aarhus University and Public Libraries of Aarhus Kommune, which intends to put academic knowledge in dialog with the broad readership of the library. The students have a key role in this mediation, communicating their knowledge and thoughts on the invited author's works through articles and book reviews.

Authors in Aarhus aims to constantly stress the essential function translated literature has in understanding a foreign culture—but also ourselves as human beings.

By meeting and experiencing internationally acclaimed authors, the talks give the Danish public, and particularly the people of Jutland, exceptional insight into various artistic forms, as well as debates and societal questions going on beyond their borders.

The events at the international author stage take place at Dokk1.