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“Skylight” on Saramago
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“Skylight” on Saramago

Almost 2 years after his death, and overlooked for years by the media, the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature (1998) is back in the news with the appearance of a lost work. Walfredo Angulo The work is “Claraboya” (“Skylight”), a book that was censored under the politics and […]

An artist without a political conscience is an egoist: Magil
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An artist without a political conscience is an egoist: Magil

Colombian, pushing 60 and originator of a profound and deeply felt discourse, the well-known writer Manuel Giraldo, or Magil, speaks to the Prisma about different aspects of his life. ____________________________________ Cesar Amaya Sandino ____________________________________ When he finished writing “Conciertos del Desconcierto” (Breakdown Concerts) he was in Barcelona: it was there, […]

A woman’s scream
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A woman’s scream

This Thursday 8th March, The Ecuadorian House in London will host a celebration in honour of the female gender. It will take place on the 8th March, International Women’s Day, a date recognised by the United Nations as a commemoration of women’s struggle for participation on an equal footing with […]

The poems tell the story
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The poems tell the story

The cultural association “Letra a Letra” will launch the literary anthology’s second edition at the National University of Colombia on Thursday 22nd March. The successful “Colombia in Colombian Poetry: the poems tell the story”, winner of the Ministry of Culture’s “Literature of the Bicentennial” award 2010, returns to prominence with […]

Authors for Ciudad Juarez
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Authors for Ciudad Juarez

For a city in conflict like this one in Chihuahua, Mexico, culture is a tool that plays a fundamental role in fighting the terror instilled by the ongoing violence. Its literary festival will take place from the 30th of August to the 2nd of September this year. Eduardo Estala Rojas […]