Elizabeth Duval in Chicago with Bel Olid

  • Literature
  • Chicago
  • Fri, June 21, 2024
  • 7:00 pm
Elizabeth Duval in Chicago with Bel Olid

Spanish writer Elizabeth Duval presents her work in conversation with Spanish writer and translator Bel Olid at The Book Cellar in Chicago.

Join Spanish authors Elizabeth Duval and Bel Olid for a conversation at Chicago’s The Book Cellar. They will discuss their latest works, share insights into their writing processes, and explore the themes that inspire their writing. Following the discussion, there will be an open Q&A session where you can ask questions and engage with two notable voices in contemporary Spanish literature.

Elizabeth Duval

Graduated in Philosophy and French Language and Literature, Duval is a regular contributor in Spanish media outlets. She writes poetry, prose, theater, and essay and explores the intersection between text and audiovisual media. She has written Reina, the first memoir in Spain by a woman from Generation Z, as well as Exception, a long poem about the streets on fire. In 2021 she published the essay After The Trans, and the novel Madrid Will Be Their Tomb that was praised by critics and readers alike.
In 2023 she published a sociopolitical essay on how to recover hope when facing a grim future and Poserótica, a reflection on intimacy through poetry.

Bel Olid

Bel Olid is an Assistant Instructional Professor in Catalan and Spanish at the University of Chicago. Their research mainly focuses on including non-binary language in Romance Languages Classes. Olid is an accomplished author in Catalan, writing both fiction and non-fiction works that address queer and feminist issues.


Venue map

The Book Cellar, 4736 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625


Free, RSVP.


Image: Elizabeth Duval (left, photo by Ariadna Rojas) and Bel Olid (right, photo by Cristina Candel)



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