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Tribute to Charles Dickens
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Tribute to Charles Dickens

To mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of the English writer, during 2012 a multitude of events, exhibitions and all types of acts have been prepared in the English capital. Charles Dickens (1812-1870) is one of the most famous British, and even worldwide, novelists. His command of the English […]

Colombian poetry goes digital
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Colombian poetry goes digital

An anthology of poetry whose print edition received a prize in 2010 should now be able to reach a much wider audience. “Colombia in Colombian Poetry: the poems tell the story” will be made freely available to the public thanks to the cultural association “Letra a Letra”. The digital version […]

Talking to Antonio Skarmeta
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Talking to Antonio Skarmeta

… The author of ‘The Postman’ “All my life I felt like a teenager, but the surprise of what happens when you hit 60, when you get to the age when your body really starts to ache and you no longer have a youthful body, is a rude awakening… Mónica […]

Feelings and words with destiny in Cereté
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Feelings and words with destiny in Cereté

From 24th to 27th November, voices from Colombia, Japan, Spain, Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Mexico and Venezuela, will be heard in the XVIII National and International Gathering of Female Poets. . Sara Gordón del Riego The Raúl Gómez Jattin Cultural Centre in the Colombian region of Córdoba is once again organising […]

Ibero-american literary festival
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Ibero-american literary festival

From the 14th to the 18th of November, Foyles bookshop will be hosting an exciting week of discussions, book launches, workshop and conversations celebrating Ibero-American literature. Mutsuyuki Tokeshi This year they’re focusing on female writers from both sides of the Atlantic. The events are organised by the Association of Cultural […]