Zeitgeist DC: Contemporary Literature
Award-winning Liechtenstein-born playwright and author Daniel Batliner will read a selection of his short stories about peoples’ everyday lives. Pointed, reflective and entertaining, the tales portray how people behave in their normal environments when faced with situations familiar to all of us.
Batliner’s short stories have been published in magazines and anthologies. His story “A Malcontent's Monologue” was published in the U.S. anthology Best European Fiction 2013. Recipient of a 2012 cultural award in Liechtenstein, this year he became the youngest member of the P.E.N. Club Liechtenstein. His plays have appeared on stage in Liechtenstein and Switzerland.
Reception to follow with Daniel Batliner and the Embassy of Liechtenstein. Wines from the Vineyard of the Prince of Liechtenstein and light hors d’oeuvres are provided.
Organized by the Embassy of Liechtenstein.
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