During October 9-11, St. Petersburg is hosting the first Book Lighthouse festival.
The event for book lovers, writers and publishers will be held in a hybrid on-life format, a spokesperson for the St. Petersburg Committee for culture told Saint-Petersburg TV Channel.
Participants can join the festival offline and online from any part of Russia and the world.
The programme includes meetings with writers, literary discussions, and master classes.
Such authors and critics as Lev Lurie, Oskar Hartman, Andrey Maximov, Alexander Tsypkin, Alexander Genis, Mikhail Veller, Yevgeny Babushkin, Andrey Astsvaturov, and Oleg Roy are expected to participate.