Andrej Nikolaidis at the European Prize for Literature Awards

The European Prize for Literature Awards took place on Monday night in Brussels. Andrej Nikolaidis, whose book ‘The Coming’ will be published with Istros Books next spring, was one of those being honoured. On stage, he had the opportunity to read an excerpt from his work and to say a few words of thanks. In private, he commented to me that this prize had given him a sense of peace. ‘Now that I have won this, I have no need to win another prize, because it has given me recognition’. We said goodbye outside a Greek restaurant after the prize-giving ceremony, where the author had tasted the food of his ancestors for the first time:)
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