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Martí Sales and Cristian Crusat at New Literature From Europe Festival
  • Literature
  • New York

Martí Sales and Cristian Crusat at New Literature From Europe Festival

Spanish authors Martí Sales and Cristian Crusat take part in the readings and discussions among leading and emerging literary voices from Europe, and some of America’s foremost writers and critics.

Dec 7 – Dec 10, 2016

The Man Who Invented Fiction
  • Literature
  • Washington, D.C.

The Man Who Invented Fiction

Professor William Egginton will present and sign his book “The Man Who Invented Fiction: How Cervantes Ushered in the Modern World” at the Library of Congress.

Dec 2, 2016

Victoria Kent and Louise Crane: A Shared Exile
  • Literature
  • New York

Victoria Kent and Louise Crane: A Shared Exile

Writers Elvira Lindo and Carmen de la Guardia talk about the achievements of Kent and Crane in New York, two of the most interesting women of their generation.

Nov 29, 2016

PoetNY Open Mic featuring Marcos de la Fuente
  • Literature
  • New York

PoetNY Open Mic featuring Marcos de la Fuente

The Spanish poet reads Cortázar, Miller, Salinger and Nietzsche at PoetNY Open Mic.

Nov 21, 2016

Miami Book Fair 2016
  • Literature
  • Miami

Miami Book Fair 2016

The nation’s finest and largest literary gathering will celebrate its 33rd edition with several authors from Spain.

Nov 13 – Nov 20, 2016

Javier Marías reads from "Thus Bad Begins"
  • Literature
  • New York

Javier Marías reads from "Thus Bad Begins"

The novel is published three years after his last one, “Enamoramientos,” which received critical and public acclaim.

Nov 9 – Nov 11, 2016

A conversation with acclaimed translator Edith Grossman
  • Literature
  • New York

A conversation with acclaimed translator Edith Grossman

Translator and critic Edith Grossman and Consul of Spain for Cultural Affairs Juan José Herrera de la Muela will discuss translation and literature.

Nov 7, 2016

Golden Ages: The Theatre of England and Spain in the Age of Shakespeare and Cervantes
  • Literature
  • Houston

Golden Ages: The Theatre of England and Spain in the Age of Shakespeare and Cervantes

The 19th Annual Theatre Forum presents performances, recitals, lectures, research projects and lecture-demonstrations to compare the Spanish theatre of Miguel de Cervantes and the English theatre of William Shakespeare.

Nov 4 – Nov 6, 2016

The others: Anthology of artificial women by Teresa Lopez-Pellisa
  • Literature
  • New York

The others: Anthology of artificial women by Teresa Lopez-Pellisa

The book will be presented by the author in conversation with Naief Yehya, Mar Gómez Glez, Claudia Salazar, Yoss and Marcelo Cohen.

Oct 28, 2016

The Life and Work of Miguel de Cervantes
  • Literature
  • Washington, D.C.

The Life and Work of Miguel de Cervantes

The Library of Congress celebrates Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra with the lecture entitled “The Life and Work of Miguel de Cervantes” by professor Hernán Sánchez Martínez.

Oct 21, 2016

Gastón García Marinozzi: Viaje al fin de la memoria
  • Literature
  • New York

Gastón García Marinozzi: Viaje al fin de la memoria

The author presents his new book “Journey to the end of Memory” with Esther Allen and Juan José Herrera de la Muela at Instituto Cervantes New York.

Oct 20, 2016

Luis García Montero at the International Literature Festival in Houston
  • Literature
  • Houston

Luis García Montero at the International Literature Festival in Houston

Poet Luis García Montero, winner of Spain’s National Poetry Prize, will make a stop in Houston to discuss his body of work.

Oct 16, 2016

Enrique Vila-Matas & Paul Auster in conversation
  • Literature
  • New York

Enrique Vila-Matas & Paul Auster in conversation

Enrique Vila-Matas & Paul Auster in conversation on Oct 5, 2016 in New York at Instituto Cervantes.

Oct 5, 2016

European Voices: A Reading & Conversation with Spanish Writer Enrique Vila-Matas
  • Literature
  • Boston

European Voices: A Reading & Conversation with Spanish Writer Enrique Vila-Matas

Author Enrique Vila-Matas tours the East Coast to promote Vampire in Love, the newly translated collection of his finest short stories.

Oct 4, 2016

Quixotes Around the World
  • Literature
  • Chicago

Quixotes Around the World

Quixotes Around the World represents the voice of the work’s readers in 30 different languages, and features iconographic and film translations and adaptations for children.

Oct 4 – Dec 12, 2016

La Senda Dificil: Quest and Meaning in Cervantes' Poetics at the Quadricentenary – A Symposium
  • Literature
  • Columbus

La Senda Dificil: Quest and Meaning in Cervantes' Poetics at the Quadricentenary – A Symposium

Five leading Cervantes scholars discuss and share recent research relating to Cervantes’ work and legacy, honoring the 400th anniversary of the death of Miguel de Cervantes.

Sep 30 – Oct 1, 2016