Notes on translation

Jan Kaus The conflict of natura v. cultura is deeply ingrained in the Western way of thinking. However, language can easily be compared to nature – the variety of species is decisive in both. Similarly to nature, many species of language are endangered or extinct. Looking at the Western Baltic languages, we can see that … Continued

Thank you!

After two years, we can once again digest the experience of a full-scale festival and for this, we are grateful to many. International guests Jessikka Aro, Niall De Búrca, György Dragomán, Jørn Lier Horst, Anne Griffin, Philip Gwynne Jones, Mia Kankimäki, Iya Kyva, Tomi Kontio, Leena Lehtolainen, Hervé Le Tellier, Christine Leunens, Bart Moeyaert, Hollie … Continued

Festival gallery

As usual, our amazing photographer Dmitri Kotjuh has been busy recording various events. Pictures of the first two days are available on the festival Flickr page and the gallery is being updated.

HeadRead is looking for volunteers

The HeadRead literary festival is looking for volunteers for the period 25-29 May 2022. Their main tasks include providing information and printed materials at the main venue’s information desk, keeping an eye on the main hall and selling books, but also meeting guests, running errands and other relevant tasks. If you are interested on volunteering, please … Continued

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