EVENT | DISCUSSION
CWS Series | Ficciones rebeldes: A Conversation with Mexican Writer Álvaro Enrigue
Venue: KJCC Auditorium // 53 Washington Square South, NYC
Reception to Follow
CREATIVE WRITING IN SPANISH: Ficciones rebeldes: A Conversation with Mexican Writer Álvaro Enrigue, hosted by Kirmen Uribe.
Álvaro Enrigue is the author of six novels and two collections of short stories. Sudden Death, awarded the Herralde, Poniatowska and Barcelona Prizes, was published here by Riverhead in Natasha Wimmer translation. He teaches Literature at Hofstra University. His work as a critic has appeared at the New York and London Review of Books and the Times Book Review.
Kirmen Uribe is a Basque language writer, and one of the most relevant writers of his generation in Spain. He won the National Prize for Literature in Spain in 2009 for his first novel Bilbao-New York-Bilbao, a work that was acclaimed as a literary event. His works have been published on several American publications such as The New Yorker, Open City or Little Star. Last year he was selected for the International Writers Program (IWP) in Iowa in its 50th anniversary.