CREATIVE WRITING IN SPANISH: Zona de escritura. Featuring Fernanda Trías (Uruguay) and Giuseppe Caputo (Colombia). Hosted by Diamela Eltit.
Venue: Facebook Live / In Spanish
This event will be streamed on Facebook Live: facebook.com/kjccnyu/live
Fernanda Trías (Uruguay, 1976) published the novels Cuaderno para un solo ojo, La azotea, La ciudad invencible and Mugre rosa, and the short story collection No soñarás flores. She got her MFA in Creative Writing at NYU in 2014. Her books were published in Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Spain, France, Mexico and Uruguay. In 2017 she won the SEGIB-Eñe-Casa de Velázquez award-residence (Spain). She is currently a professor and writer in residence at the Universidad de los Andes.
Giuseppe Caputo (Colombia,1982) graduated in Creative Writing at NYU and the University of Iowa, He is the author of Un mundo huérfano (Random House Literature, 2016) and Estrella madre (Random House Literature, 2020). The English translation of Un mundo huérfano by Juana Adcock and Sophie Hughes won an English Penn Award. He was the cultural director of the FILBo between 2015 and 2018. He also appears in the Hay Festival Bogotá 39-2017 list. He is currently a professor and coordinator of the Masters in Creative Writing at the Caro y Cuervo Institute.