'Reading and Writing: Approaching Short Stories' with Mar Gómez Glez.

'Reading and Writing: Approaching Short Stories' with Mar Gómez Glez.

Join Spanish writer Mar Gómez Glez during Hispanic Heritage Month to discover her focus as a writer on the relationship between reality and fiction.

This is a two-part workshop by acclaimed author Mar Gomez Glez on the theory and practice of writing short stories. Excerpts discussed will include The Schoolyard, available online at Words Without Borders, and The Sale, available in Translation Review, volume 81.

Mar Gómez Glez (Madrid, 1977) is the author of the novel Cambio de Sentido (2010), the play Fuga Mundi (2008), the children’s book Acebedario (2006) and many other stories.

She received the 2008 Arte Joven Latina award for her story Que viene el lobo and the 2007 Beckett Theater Award for Fuga Mundi. She was writer in residence at the Residencia de Estudiantes (Madrid, 2005-06) and invited to the International Residency of the Royal Court Theatre in London in 2009. Gomez has participated in festivals including Teatro Vivo in New York in 2008, and TeatroStageFest in New York in 2010. Gomez currently teaches and is studying for her PhD at New York University.

The presentation of Reading and Writing: Approaching Short Stories will include a lecture and a Q&A session. View Mar Gómez Glez's SPAINRED profile.

  • Literature
  • San Francisco
  • Sep 16, 2012
  • 02:00 pm – 04:30 pm


San Francisco Public Library, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

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This program is co-sponsored by the Consulate General of Spain in San Francisco.