2024 Festival:
October 21–27

Jenny Erpenbeck


JENNY ERPENBECK was born in East Berlin in 1967. New Directions publishes her books The Old Child & Other Stories, The End of Days, The Book of Words, and Visitation, which NPR called “a story of the century as seen by the objects we’ve known and lost along the way.” The End of Days won the prestigious Hans Fallada Prize and the International Foreign Fiction Prize. Erpenbeck lives in Berlin.

Travel for Jenny Erpenbeck supported by the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany, Vancouver.

2023 Reading List: