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Authors Discuss The Future of Spanish-language Writing
Date Monday December 06
Time 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Location Details
UC Berkeley Campus
Maude Fife Room
315 Wheeler Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720
Event Type Panel Discussion
Organizer/AuthorBeth Perry
Emailmaperry [at] berkeley.edu
Phone(510) 642-2088
Carlos Labbé, Andrés Felipe Solano and Carlos Yushimito, recently named to Granta’s list of Best of Young Spanish-Language Novelists, will read and discuss their work withmoderator Daniel Alarcón.

Chilean Carlos Labbé‘s published works include three novels, most recently, Locuela, along with a hyper-text novel, a story collection and two music albums.

Andrés Felipe Solano, of Colombia, is author of the novel Sálvame, Joe Louis and was short listed for the 2007 journalism prize awarded by Gabriel García Márquez’s Fundación Nuevo Periodismo Iberoamericano.

Carlos Yushimito, of Peru, is author of the story collection Las islas and the novel, Las criaturas aladas, which will be published next year. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Hispanic Studies at Brown University.

Daniel Alarcón is a Visiting Scholar at the Center for Latin American Studies, and author of Lost City Radio, winner of the 2009 International Literature Prize.

Co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies, Granta, the Department of English and the Transnational American Studies Working Group.
Added to the calendar on Tuesday Nov 23rd, 2010 2:55 PM

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