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World Poetry Day 2020

These past weeks has seen a global outbreak of Coronavirus (COVD-19), including in many UNESCO Cities of Literature across the world. Our thoughts and admiration go out to all those who are working every day to protect the safety and wellbeing of their fellow citizens around the world. During this evolving situation we have seen
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Marli Roode and Luciana Jazmín Coronado selected for the 2019 Granada Writers in Residence Programme

The 2019 Programme for Writers in Residence in Granada received no fewer than 111 applications from writers from countries including India, the United States, Brazil, Argentina, Russia, Malaysia, Australia, Nigeria, Mexico, Colombia, Canada, Nepal, Lebanon, South Africa, Israel, Georgia, Chile, as well as from many European countries. The jury, composed of Jesús Ortega, representing Granada
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2019 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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Tribute Days to Darío Jaramillo

Thought Granada UNESCO City of Literature programme, the City Council’s Arts Department organizes the Tribute Days to Darío Jaramillo, winner of the 15th City of Granada–Federico García Lorca International Poetry Prize. The Tribute will take place on 23h and 24th April 2019 in the Centro Federico García Lorca. The award ceremony will held on 25th
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