Three German-speaking writers from Austria, Germany and Switzerland will participate at the meeting to debate the recent developments in German literature and read excerpts from their novels.\r\n\r\nThe meeting starts at 4:00 pm at the Cultural Center of Book City Institute in Tehran, located on Ahmad Qasir Ave., north of Beheshti St. The event is open to all enthusiasts of German language and literature, ISNA reported.\r\n\r\nFrom Austria, novelist, poet and filmmaker Marianne Jungmaier, 32, a graduate from Leonding Literature Academy in Upper Austria will be present.\r\n\r\nJungmaier is also an editor and a translator. Her most famous book is \u2018The Cake Protocol,\u2019 released in 2015. She is also known for her 2012 book \u2018Autumn Wood\u2019s Color.\u2019\r\n\r\nGerman-Polish writer and novelist Sabrina Janesch, 32, from Germany is another participant. She is famous for her first novel \u2018Katzenberge\u2019.\r\n\r\nJanesch studied Polish language and literature at the Jagiellonen-University of Cracow as well as creative writing and cultural journalism at the University of Hildesheim.\r\n\r\nFor \u2018Katzenberge\u2019 published in 2010 by Aufbau Verlag in Berlin, she won the 2010 Mara Cassens Prize (a German award for debut novels) and the 2011 Anna Seghers Prize (for promising young writers).\r\n\r\nFrom Switzerland, author and lecturer Reto Sorg, 57, will take part. Sorg studied German language and literature,\u00a0history and art history at\u00a0the University of Bern and the Freie\u00a0Universitat Berlin.\r\n\r\nSorg is instructor of\u00a0modern German literature at the\u00a0University of Lausanne and editor of numerous\u00a0publications on literature and art\u00a0of the modern period. He is also director of the Robert\u00a0Walser Center in Bern, a cultural institute dedicated to the lives and works of German-speaking Swiss writer Robert Walser (1878-1956) and German-Swiss writer Carl Seelig (1894-1962).\r\n\r\nAmongst his latest books are: Robert Frank: Ferne Nahe (Distant Closeness) and \u2018Hommage fur Robert Walser,\u2019 a tribute to Walser.