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A Smorgasbord of Stories

15 Mar 2018 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Instituto Cervantes London



New Spanish, Latin American, and British authors present their first narrative experiences in a unique sampling of cross-cultural integration. Students of Spanish Language and Culture from University College London (UCL) and participants from the narrative workshop from El Ojo de la Cultura Hispanoamericana, will come together to read works from their recently published books.

Cuentos cuánticos y otros microrrelatos. Curated by Tyler Fisher

Sometimes, the shortest stories can stimulate the most enduring reflections. The anthology Cuentos cuánticos y otros microrrelatos (2018) brings together fifty very short stories. It constitutes the creative effort of a group of students who are mastering Spanish as a second language. Writing in the heart of London, the authors look towards the literary traditions of the Hispanic world. Their book comprises a wonderful variety of memorable characters and narratives, ranging from a very philosophical dog to an imperial cat, from a mysterious painting by Vermeer to a lost page from Plato.

Participants: Tyler Fisher, Alice Franklin, Hannah Frost, Catherine George, Jeff Gu, H.M. Harrington, Karina Lickorish Quinn, Nadia McLeod, Sam Stevenson, Karolina Szpejnowska and Grace Miranda Howes.

Visitantes. Curated by Enrique D. Zattara

El Ojo de la Cultura’s Creative Writing Workshops bring together and train Spanish-speakers of all ages living in the UK, who are beginning to cultivate the art and craft of literary writing. This anthology presents an array of stories by ten debut authors, in addition to the workshop coordinator.

Participants: Martín Belzunce, Patricia Cardona, Lester GeMedina, José L. Gutiérrez Trueba, Diana Huarte, Tania Mujica Romero, Santiago Peluffo Soneyra, Silvia Juliana Rothlisberger. Denisse Vargas Bolaño, José Zavala, Enrique D. Zattara.

In Spanish and English.

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15 Mar 2018
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Instituto Cervantes London
15-19 Devereux Court
London, WC2R 3JJ
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