This advance has been named "The Danish Invasion Tour" and will present Danish authors to English readers. Nine Danish books will be made available in English translation and the English publishers have joined forces to market these Danish authors.
The initiation of this undertaking will be marked on May 22nd with a reception for the authors, publishers and English press in the Danish Ambassador's residence in London.
On May 23rd, 2007, readers will have the opportunity to meet four of the authors at the Lambeth Readers and Writers Festival at Brixton Library and to attend readings at Brompton Library. On May 24th, a workshop and readings will be held at the University of East Anglia.
The Danish Arts Council is supporting the tour in cooperation with the Arts Council of England. The Literature Center will participate in the opening of the Danish Invasion Tour.