Contemporary Spanish Authors: José María Merino, Julia Otxoa, Ignacio Martínez de Pisón, and Ángeles Encinar

Tuesday, April 17, 2012 @ 6:00pm

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Free, but registration is required


Instituto Cervantes of Chicago

31 West Ohio Street





Instituto Cervantes of Chicago

This event will be recorded for WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified.

Each author will speak about their own work, their literary conceptions, and their process of artistic creation. José María Merino and Ignacio Martínez de Pisón will concentrate on their novels and short stories. Julia Otxoa will focus on the universal symbolism in her poetry and prose. Ángeles Encinar, professor of Spanish Literature and Literary Criticism, will develop a piece that will examine the works of these acclaimed authors.

This event is in Spanish with simultaneous translation into English. The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Register at