The award-winning Australian writer, Hannah Kent, with millions of readers around the world, will be in Athens and Thessaloniki, in order to meet her fans.

Kent will be at the Public bookshop on Syntagma Square, on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 21:00, where she will talk about her work with journalist-writer Stella Kasdagli. On the following day, Wednesday February 20 at 19:00, the Australian writer will be at the Public bookstore on Tsimiski, where she will talk with journalist Lemonia Vasvani, answer her fans’ questions and sign copies of her books.

Who is Hanna Kent

Hannah Kent was born in Adelaide in 1985. Her first novel, the international bestseller, Burial Rites (2013), was translated into 30 languages and was shortlisted for the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction (formerly the Orange Prize) and the Guardian First Book Award. It won the ABIA Literary Fiction Book of the Year, the Indie Awards Debut Fiction Book of the Year and the Victorian Premier’s People’s Choice Award, and was shortlisted for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. It is currently being adapted for film by Sony TriStar.

Hannah’s second novel, The Good People was published in 2016 (ANZ) and 2017 (UK and North America). It has been translated into 10 languages and was shortlisted for the Walter Scott Award for Historical Fiction, the Indie Books Award for Literary Fiction, the ABIA Literary Fiction Book of the Year and the Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction. It is currently being adapted for film by Aquarius Productions.

Hannah is also the co-founder and publishing director of Australian literary publication Kill Your Darlings, and a Patron for World Vision Australia.