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Canada as Guest of OPEN BOOKS

Moderation: Gesa Ufer

Reading: Ursula Illert

Translation from French: Heidi Ruppert

The guest country of the Frankfurt Book Fair 2021 is also visiting OPEN BOOKS. Four authors present their novels and give a broad insight into the story-rich world of Canada: Naomi Fontaine, Mary Lawson, Waubgeshig Rice and Kim Thúy.

*Naomi Fontaine, Mary Lawson and Waubgeshig Rice will join live from Canada.


This project is part of the culture program related to Canada’s Guest of Honour presentation at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2020/21. It is supported by the Government of Canada (Embassy of Canada to Germany) and the Canada Council for the Arts.