HAY FESTIVAL 2018 PROGRAMME

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Event 3

Salla Simukka, Cornelia Travnicek and Endre Lund Eriksen in conversation with Martin Glaz Serup

About my Story – Gender, Identity and Gay Love

Venue: RAMPEN

Three writers included in the anthology Odyssey discuss the inspiration for their stories and explore the central themes. The stories are:  Distance by Salla Simukka (Finland), Lost in Transformation by Cornelia Travnicek (Austria), Everyone Knows Petter’s Gay by Endre Lund Eriksen (Norway). All are available on Gyldendal’s Danskportal.

In English and Danish
13+
Free but ticketed
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Event 16

Sarah Engell

Creating a Main Character and Narrator

Venue: LILLE SAL

Get sound advice on how to construct an interesting fictional character and/or narrator in this workshop, which consists of presentations and writing exercises. Please bring paper and pen.

In Danish

11+
Free but ticketed
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Sarah Engell

Event 22

Katherine Rundell and Nataly E. Savina in conversation with Manu Sareen

Detours to Nangiala – Great Adventures and Dealing with Loss

Venue: BIBIANA

Two writers talk about their stories included in the anthology Quest. They will share with the audience the inspiration for their tales, and discuss the central themes. The stories are: Beware Low-Flying Girls by Katherine Rundell (UK) and The Roof by Nataly E. Savina (Germany).

Both are available on Gyldendal’s Danskportal

In English and Danish

8+
Free but ticketed
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Event 23

Kenneth Bøgh Andersen

Behind the Books

Venue: RAMPEN

A talk by award-winning author Kenneth bøgh Andersen on the fantastic and horrifying universe he has created.

In Danish

8+
Free but ticketed
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Event 24

Ludovic Flamant and Annelise Heurtier

About my Story: Mystery, Music and Journeys Within

Venue: LILLE SAL

Two writers talk about their stories published in the anthology Quest. They will share with the audience the inspiration for their tale, and discuss the central themes. The stories are: Pipounette’s House by Ludovic Flamant (Belgium) and The Journey Within by Annelise Heurtier (France).

Both stories are available on Gyldendals Danskportal

In French

8+
Free but ticketed
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Event 25

Come and see the Ginormous Pear

Venue: PUSTERUMMET

An exhibition by the publishing house Gyldendal of the author and illustrator Jakob Martin Strid’s world, together with other well-loved children’s books. There will be readings and activities throughout the festival.

In Danish

3+
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Event 26

Turn the book inside out

Venue: ALTANEN

We need your help to give new life to old books. In this workshop you can create book art by making figures from the pages, or compose poetry through rearranging words and phrases. We provide books and suggestions to get you started.

8+
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Event 27

Audiobooks 101

Venue: TWEENS LAB/MAKER SPACE

eReolen GO! produce online ebooks and audiobooks for children and young people. They invite you to learn more about audiobooks through a series of fun events.

In Danish

8+
Free but ticketed
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Event 28

Michaela Holzinger, Elisabeth Steinkellner and Cathy Clement in conversation with Karl Fischer

About my Story: There and Back Again – on Holidays, Freedom and Boredom

Venue: BIBIANA

Three writers in conversation with Karl Fischer about their stories written for the anthology Odyssey. They will share with the audience the inspiration for their tales and discuss the central themes. The stories are: Breakwater by Michaela Holzinger (Austria), Heads or Tails by Elisabeth Steinkellner (Austria) and Mediterranean Cruise by Cathy Clement (Luxembourg).

All are available on Gyldendal’s Danskportal

In German

13+
Free but ticketed
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Event 30

Anna Woltz

A Hundred Hours of Night

Venue: RAMPEN II

In 2012, Anna Woltz (The Netherlands) experienced Hurricane Sandy in New York. Here she explains how she turned this frightening episode into a Young Adult novel. How close do you to keep to reality? And how did misbehaving parents, a boy with nine fingers and a fear of bacteria find their way into the story?

In English

11+
Free but ticketed
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Anna Woltz

Event 31

Sanne Munk Jensen, B.R Collins and Ana Pessoa in conversation with Rebecca Bach Lauritsen

About my story: Innocence lost – about being almost an adult

Venue: STORE SAL

Three writers talk about their stories published in the anthology Odyssey. They will share their inspiration with the audience and discuss the central themes. The stories are: #Parisjetaime by Sanne Munk Jensen (Denmark), Nearly Home by B.R. Collins (UK), The Blue Well by Ana Pessoa (Portugal).

All are available on Gyldendal’s Danskportal

In Danish and English

13+
Free but ticketed
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Event 32

Sarah Engell and Gideon Samson in conversation with Martin Glaz Serup

About my story: A Journey can Include Inspiration, Tragedy and Humour

Venue: SCENETRAPPEN

Two authors talk about their about their very different stories commissioned for the anthology Odyssey. They will share their ideas with the audience and discuss the central themes. The tales are: What We Have Lost by Sarah Engell (Denmark) and How the Gods Came to Abandon their Mountain and go Travelling by Gideon Samson (The Netherlands).

Both are available on the Gyldendals Danskportal

In English and Danish

13+
Free but ticketed
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Event 33

The Liquorice Man with Hopspots

Venue: ÆSKEN

In this interactive workshop we will learn about Louis Jensen’s story Lakridsmanden. It’s about a boy who lives in a small village. One day he finds a magical purse with a piece of liquorice inside shaped like an arm. Other pieces are shaped like legs and a head. Can the pieces be put together to form a human? or a monster? In this workshop we will look into the boy’s notebook and create our own journey – and together we will find an ending to the story.

In Danish

10+
2 hours
Free but ticketed
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Event 35

Illustration Hub with Hanne Kvist

Venue: UDSIGTEN

Drop in to the Illustration Hub where you can watch professional artists at work, from first stroke to finished book. Join in a workshop or simply watch and be inspired.

In Danish 

8+
2 hours
Free but ticketed
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Event 36

Come and see the Ginormous Pear

Venue: PUSTERUMMET

An exhibition by the publishing house Gyldendal of the author and illustrator Jakob Martin Strid’s world, together with other well-loved children’s books. There will be readings and activities throughout the festival.

In Danish

3+
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Event 37

Stop Motion Film - Workshop

Venue: TWEENS LAB/MAKER SPACE

Learn how to create your own narrative by cutting up pages from old picturebooks and using an iPad to make a short animated film.

In Danish

8+
1 hour 30 minutes
Free but ticketed
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Event 38

Turn the book inside out

Venue: ALTANEN

We need your help to give new life to old books. In this workshop you can create book art by making figures from the pages, or compose poetry through rearranging words and phrases. We provide books and suggestions to get you started.

All languages

8+
45 minutes
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Event 39

Writing Workshop – The Pillars of Storytelling

Venue: BØRNELAB

Author Cecilie Eken will guide you through the basics of storytelling – how to catch and keep the reader’s attention, how to improve your writing and acquire new skills. You will leave with the draft of a story that you can develop and complete at home.

In Danish

11+
2 hours
Free but ticketed
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Event 40

Laura Gallego and Ana Cristina Herreros

About my story: The Mega-city and the Pursuit of Happiness

Venue: BIBIANA

Laura Gallego (Spain) talks to Ana Cristina Herreros about her stories in the anthology Odyssey. She will talk about her inspiration and discuss the central themes. The story is: The Longest Pedestrian Route in the World. It is available on Gyldendal’s Danskportal.

In Spanish

13+
Free but ticketed
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Event 41

Nina Grøntved and Sarah Crossan in conversation with Tore Leifer

Unhappy love, unfortunate reactions and impossible bodies

Venue: BIBIANA

Two writers discuss their stories written for the anthology Odyssey, sharing with the audience the ideas that sparked the central themes.

The stories are: RMS Titanic by Nina E. Grøntvedt (Norway) and Mine by Sarah Crossan (Ireland).

All are available on Gyldendal’s Danskportal

In English and Danish

13+
45 minutes
Free but ticketed
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