Authors of the 11th Prague Writers' Festival
Dedicated to Primo Levi: “If Not Now, When?”

Vassilis Vassilikos
Vassilis Vassilikos Vassilis Vassilikos was born in Kavala in northern Greece in 1934. He graduated in law from Thessaloniki University and worked as a journalist in Athens.

Because of his political activities during the sixties, he was forced by the Colonels' regime into exile in France and Italy, and later his professional activities brought him to New York and West Berlin.

He has published more than a hundred books, which include novels, short stories, essays, poetry and plays. His most famous political novel “Z”, published in 1967 in Paris, was translated into thirty-two languages and filmed by Costa-Gavras. Since September 1996, he has been Permanent Representative of Greece at UNESCO. Vassilis Vassilikos lives in Paris.

Primo Levi Corin Curschellas Christian Rösli Gore Vidal Gary Younge
Jan Kavan Jan Kasl Michael March Robert Menasse Peter Stephan Jungk
Salman Rushdie Savyon Liebrecht Natan Zach Etgar Keret Vassilis Vassilikos
Adolf Muschg Erica Pedretti Zoë Jenny Daniel de Roulet Patrick McCabe
Dermot Healy Timothy O´Grady Vladimír Páral Arnošt Lustig Václav Boštík