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#WorldBookDay: Contemporary Readings from Spain
  • Literature
  • Online

#WorldBookDay: Contemporary Readings from Spain

In this online celebration of “World Book Day,” a selection of contemporary Spanish authors will read samples of their own works from their homes.

Apr 23, 2020

Kirmen Uribe at the Virginia Festival of the Book
  • Literature
  • Charlottesville, VA

Kirmen Uribe at the Virginia Festival of the Book Canceled

Spanish writer Kirmen Uribe presents his novel “Bilbao–New York–Bilbao” as part of the festival’s “Family and Fate in Historical Fiction” roundtable.

Mar 21, 2020

Se Buscan Poetas Women's Day
  • Literature
  • New York

Se Buscan Poetas Women's Day

Five Spanish-language women poets and creators come together on Women’s Day to present poetry as a vessel that vindicates current female power in the new paths of our language.

Mar 8, 2020

Spanish writers at the 2019 Miami Book Fair
  • Literature
  • Miami

Spanish writers at the 2019 Miami Book Fair

Spanish literature assures its place at this year’s edition of the Miami Book Fair with the presence of 10 authors.

Nov 17 – Nov 24, 2019

The Insistence of Harm by Fernando Valverde
  • Literature
  • Washington, D.C.

The Insistence of Harm by Fernando Valverde

Fernando Valverde will present his latest work, “The Insistence of Harm,” in conversation with translator Allen Josephs at Union Market.

Nov 1, 2019

José María Merino and Ana Merino in conversation
  • Literature
  • Boston

José María Merino and Ana Merino in conversation

José María Merino and Ana Merino, father and daughter, will be talking about the act of reading, their literary inspirations, and their life experiences from the perspective of each one’s age and gender, in a conversation presented by professor José M. del Pino.

Oct 24, 2019

José Quintanar at SPX 2019
  • Literature
  • Washington, D.C.

José Quintanar at SPX 2019

SPX (Small Press Expo) 2019, the premier event for indie comics, cartooning and graphic novels, presents Spanish graphic novelist and illustrator José Quintanar.

Sep 15, 2019

Maria Dueñas at the 2019 National Book Festival
  • Literature
  • Washington, D.C.

Maria Dueñas at the 2019 National Book Festival

Acclaimed author María Dueñas returns to the Library of Congress National Book Festival to present her novel “The Vineyard.”

Aug 31, 2019

Paco Roca: Signing and Q&A
  • Literature
  • Los Angeles

Paco Roca: Signing and Q&A

Spanish graphic artist Paco Roca visits UCLA to discuss his work, his techniques, and his passion for the art of comics.

Jul 23, 2019

Benito del Pliego at Maratón de la Poesía 2019
  • Literature
  • Washington, D.C.

Benito del Pliego at Maratón de la Poesía 2019

Teatro de la Luna presents its 27th Poetry Marathon in Spanish, “La Pluma y la Palabra,” with the participation of Spanish poet Benito del Pliego.

Jun 7 – Jun 8, 2019

Burp: Adventures in Eating and Cooking by Mercedes Cebrián
  • Literature
  • New York

Burp: Adventures in Eating and Cooking by Mercedes Cebrián

Spanish writer Mercedes Cebrián presents the English translation of her latest book focused on her culinary experiences on both sides of the Atlantic.

Apr 17, 2019

Luna y Panorama sobre los Rascacielos
  • Literature
  • New York

Luna y Panorama sobre los Rascacielos

Sixteen years after the publication of “Piel Palabra,” this new poetry anthology entitled “Luna y Panorama sobre los Skyscrapers” presents works by Spanish poets in New York.

Apr 9, 2019

2019 International Comic Arts Forum
  • Literature
  • Iowa City

2019 International Comic Arts Forum

This year International Comic Arts Forum will focus on Spanish, Latin American, and U.S. Latin comics, and will explore the topic of inmigration in comics and cartoonings.

Apr 4 – Apr 6, 2019

IV Kerouac Festival New York
  • Literature
  • New York

IV Kerouac Festival New York

Inspired by the Beat Generation, artists from all over America and Spain meet in the Big Apple for three days of concerts, recitals and poetic actions, in a dynamic and contemporary sample of the different forms that poetry can adopt: slam, spoken word, hip hop, soul, stand up poetry or performance.

Apr 3 – Apr 6, 2019

A Conversation with Kirmen Uribe
  • Literature
  • New York

A Conversation with Kirmen Uribe

Lila Zemborain and Marisa Belausteguigoitia host a conversation with writer Kirmen Uribe about his work at NYU’s King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center.

Mar 27, 2019

The Story of H by Marina Perezagua at the Virginia Festival of the Book
  • Literature
  • Charlottesville, VA

The Story of H by Marina Perezagua at the Virginia Festival of the Book

Spanish writer Marina Perezagua presents her new book, “The Story of H,” a quixotic twenty-first century quest around the world to discover what makes us human.

Mar 22, 2019