Filip Springer at Edinburgh International Book Festival

  • Edinburgh International Book Festival Writers' Retreat, Charlotte Square Edinburgh EH2 4DR, UK

On Sunday August 13, Filip Springer, author of History of a Disappearance: The Story of a Forgotten Polish Town, will appear at the Edinburgh International Book Festival for an event with Daniel Hahn.

Filip Springer (born 1982) is a self-taught journalist who has been working as a reporter and photographer since 2006.  His journalistic debut—History of a Disappearance: The Story of a Forgotten Polish Town—was shortlisted for the Ryszard Kapuściński Literary Reportage Prize in 2011 and was nominated for the Gdynia Literary Prize in 2012. He was also shortlisted for the Nike Literary Prize in 2012 and winner of the third annual Ryszard Kapuściński fellows contest for young journalists.

Where: Writers' Retreat, Charlotte Square, Charlotte Square, Edinburgh EH2 4DR, UK

When: Sunday, August 13, 2017, at 6:30 pm