La edad ganada (The gained age)

  • Literature
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Wed, June 17, 2015
  • 6:00 pm
La edad ganada (The gained age)

Book launch in Washington, D.C. of a new novel about finding one’s place by Spanish author Mar Gómez Glez.

A conversation with Prof. Daniel García-Donoso and writer Mar Gómez Glez about her new book, La edad ganada, published by Caballo de Troya last February.

About Mar Gómez Glez

Mar Gómez Glez is a Spanish novelist and playwright living and working in the United States. Her work has received global recognition, including the 2011 Calderón de la Barca Theater Award, the 2008 Arte Joven Latina Award, and the 2007 Beckett Theater Award. She is the author of the novels La Edad Ganada (2015) and Cambio de sentido (2010), the children’s book Acebedario (2006), and numerous other plays and short stories. Her plays have been performed in Spain and the U.S., including Off-Broadway, (Wearing Lorca’s Bowtie, The Duke Theater, 2011), and Off-off-Broadway (39 Defaults, TeatroStageFest, Casa Mezcal, LaMama Experimental Theater Club, 2012-2014). She holds a Ph.D. with honors from New York University and teaches at University of Southern California.

About Prof. Daniel García-Donoso

Daniel García-Donoso is Assistant Professor of Spanish at The Catholic University of America, in Washington DC. He obtained his PhD from Yale University and has published on Spanish and Latin American authors such as Jorge Luis Borges, Javier Marías, and Manuel Rivas. He is currently working on two book projects that explore the relationships between religion, the sacred, and culture in modern and contemporary Spain.

About Portico Bookstore

Portico Bookstore is a joint project of the IADB and Fondo de Cultura Economica of Mexico, and is a specialized bookstore dedicated to the promotion of Latinamerican culture and literature.


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Portico Bookstore, 1350 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005


Admission is free.

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Mar Gómez Glez


Organized by Portico Bookstore. In collaboration with SPAIN arts & culture and Caballo de Troya Ed.



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