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Granada Writers in Residence Programme

Granada UNESCO City of Literature, which depends on Granada City Council’s Department for the Arts, in partnership with the University of Granada (through its University Extension Unit, International Development Unit, and Social Responsibility, Equality and Inclusion Unit), is launching a new international Granada Writers in Residence Programme. The purpose of this programme is to strengthen
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World Poetry Day in Granada

Granada UNESCO City of Literature Program, in cooperation with Association Diente de Oro, and the Federico Garcia Lorca Centre, will organize in March 21, 2017 a long-range poetry recital to celebrate the World Poetry Day. Inn 1999, UNESCO proclaimed in Paris, March 21 as the World Poetry Day. The observance of World Poetry Day is
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2nd IASA Micro Story Prize

We support this interesting initiative to foster creative writing: a private enterprise based in Granada, IASA Ascensores, is calling for entries for the second edition of its micro-story competition, which gives the largest prize in Spain for this specific literary genre, with €3,000 for the winning micro-story. Deadline for entries: 15 March 2017. Jury: Leonardo
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Season: ‘Mandelstam´s sofa’

To coincide with the exhibition Osip Mandelstam: Word and Fate, a season of talks, round tables, literary encounters, readings and film screenings was organised, under the title El sofá de Mandelstam (Mandelstam’s Sofa), as a nod towards one of the most striking pieces included in the exhibition. This season was made possible by a partnership between
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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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