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Víctor Valera Mora, from the village to the world November 30, 2014 23:38

Víctor Valera Mora, from the village to the world

Recently recognised in Venezuela by the Víctor Valera Mora International Poetry Prize, the Argentine writer Leopoldo Castilla goes through life discovering the world and [...]
 
Nepomuceno, Gabo and the memories September 6, 2014 16:45

Nepomuceno, Gabo and the memories

Eric Nepomuceno was a thirty-something Brazilian journalist with a budding career when he landed in Havana during the summer of 1978. Almost before he [...]
 
100 years of  playing cyclops, 50 years of Rayuela September 6, 2014 16:44

100 years of playing cyclops, 50 years of Rayuela

“Would I find La Maga? Most of the time it was just a case of my putting in an appearance, going along the Rue [...]
 
 
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, the flight of the prince August 23, 2014 17:39

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, the flight of the prince

Seventy years after his plane was tragically shot down, we are still no closer to knowing which of the Nazi Luftwaffe pilots – Horst [...]
 
‘Private’ is ‘Public’: Health Care is our right August 18, 2014 01:19

‘Private’ is ‘Public’: Health Care is our right

“The Price of Experience: Writings on living with cancer” by Mike Marqusee demands an end to inequalities in health care and challenges the British [...]
 
Don Quijote rides into London July 20, 2014 01:58

Don Quijote rides into London

“The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quijote de la Mancha”, a new play directed and performed by the company Little Soldiers, opens on 23rd July.   [...]
 
 
A debate: the new and the classic of Zed Books July 19, 2014 22:36

A debate: the new and the classic of Zed Books

This publishing house will inaugurate their first “Open House” event on the 17th of July. It will allow people to find new books and [...]
 
Gabo and Poetry May 4, 2014 00:02

Gabo and Poetry

…Then he told me he had recently journeyed across the Cienaga Grande marshlands and the Frio river…the boatmen told him that the butterflies had [...]
 
Remembering Garcia Marquez April 27, 2014 00:03

Remembering Garcia Marquez

His death  last filled the media and occupied commentators. The writer died on April 17th in Mexico City, at the age of 87, and [...]
 
 
Silvia Plath, poetry and bipolar disorder April 27, 2014 00:02

Silvia Plath, poetry and bipolar disorder

On the 30th of April the Colombian poetry collective “Poesía Independiente” will host an event that will not only showcase new poets, but will [...]
 
100 years of Cortázar, and a biography April 6, 2014 00:03

100 years of Cortázar, and a biography

On the occasion of this centenary, the intellectual´s widow has decided to publish a photographic biography with the help of the Catalonian journalist Carles [...]
 
England and the rest of the world celebrate 450 years of William Shakespeare March 16, 2014 16:59

England and the rest of the world celebrate 450 years of William Shakespeare

On 23rd April 2014, London and other cities around the globe will immerse themselves in the world of the British playwright with numerous events [...]
 
 
Syed Talha Ahsan: victim of an obvious racist deportation March 2, 2014 00:00

Syed Talha Ahsan: victim of an obvious racist deportation

To elucidate issues surrounding the extradition of citizens in relation to the War on Terror, Human rights organisation, Just West Yorkshire, and the Free [...]
 
“We are heroines” February 16, 2014 19:36

“We are heroines”

This slogan kicks off the fourth instalment of the annual International Poetry Festival ‘Woman’s Scream’ that will take place in March in some thirty [...]
 
The life of Walter Starkie February 16, 2014 00:02

The life of Walter Starkie

This February 20th, London has an appointment with one of the most important figures of 20th century Spain, recalling the biography of a man [...]
 
 
 

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