Amuletos: A Conversation with Marta Barrio

  • Literature
  • New Haven, CT
  • Fri, April 12, 2024
  • 12:30 pm — 2:00 pm
Amuletos: A Conversation with Marta Barrio

Discover stories in everyday objects in this workshop with Spanish novelist Marta Barrio.

Explore the narratives woven into everyday objects and the secrets hidden within family albums. Experience the stories behind these objects to gain insights into our lives and identities. In this workshop, Spanish novelist Marta Barrio will share reflections from her latest novel, No volverán tus ojos a mirarme, and lead participants through the art of writing from materiality.

Marta Barrio

Marta Barrio, a Spanish author and editor born in New Haven in 1986, gained recognition with her debut novel The Wild Cats of Kerguelen (2020) in the crime genre, and was praised by critics, who celebrated her ability to perturb with the story and atmosphere.

Her second book, Leña menuda (2021), made her the youngest winner of the Tusquets Prize. Her third novel, No volverán tus ojos a mirarme, delves into the protagonist’s childhood.

For a decade she has also been an editor at Alianza Editorial, where she is in charge of the Alianza Literaturas collection.


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Humanities Quadrangle 133 at Yale University, 320 York St, New Haven, CT 06511



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The Creative Forum at Yale


Presented by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Yale University with the support of the Cultural Office of the Embassy of Spain in Washington, D.C.



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