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Granada goes to Reykjavík

Granada UNESCO City of Literature and Reykjavík UNESCO City of Literature are jointly hosting two events at Reykjavík in November 2017 with writers, translators and book-store owners from both cities. On Wednesday, November 1 at 5 pm, poet José Miguel Gómez Acosta (Almería, 1975) and Elías Knörr (aka Elias Portela) will introduce José Miguel’s book El Gran
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CORONACIÓN Project

On February 21, 2017 it was the bicentenary of the poet José Zorrilla’s birth, one of the greatest exponents of the literary romanticism in Spain. It is well known that Granada has a special relationship with the poets’ biography, as in our city he was crowned as National Poet at the Carlos V Palace, on
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Conversations in Granada

The annual series “Conversations in Granada” have the objectives of promoting conferences with the most outstanding national and international writers and of positioning the city of Granada as an habitual venue for these meetings. The format proposed is that of the conversation. Each guest author will dialogue with a renowned conversational partner familiarized with his/her
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PETRA ŽIŠT & KIRSTY LOGAN, FIRST WRITERS IN RESIDENCE IN GRANADA

At a meeting held on September 28, 2017, the jury members from the Granada’s Writers in Residence Program, formed by one representative from the University of Granada, one representative from Granada UNESCO City of Literature Program and an independent translator/writer of the city of Granada, have awarded the first international residencies in Granada to Petra
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Featured Bookshops in Granada

Lovers etch their sweetheart´s name on the ground better in Granada than anywhere else in the world

Federico García Lorca

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Documental Granada Ciudad de Literatura UNESCO

A principios de 2015 invitamos a escritores, dramaturgos, artistas plásticos, músicos, libreros, editores, profesores, periodistas, traductores, impresores, gestores culturales, miembros de asociaciones y fundaciones literarias y personalidades del mundo de la cultura a participar en un documental sobre la reciente designación de Granada como Ciudad de Literatura dentro de la Red de Ciudades Creativas de
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Sjón en conversación con Fernán González

Sjón (Reikiavik, 1962), seudónimo de Sigurjón Birgir Sigurdsson, y que significa «visión»,  es uno de los más relevantes artistas e intelectuales islandeses contemporáneos.  Sus libros de poemas, novelas y cuentos para niños han tenido mucho éxito de crítica y público. En 2005 obtuvo el Premio de Literatura del Consejo Nórdico por El zorro ártico (Skugga-Baldur), publicado
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