Institut Ramon Llull

Newsletter # 109


Literature.  CANADA,  29/09/2020

Unpacking Grief: Marta Orriols & John Elizabeth Stintzi at Toronto International Festival of Authors

Two acclaimed authors, Catalan writer and art historian Marta Orriols and Canadian non-binary writer and poet John Elizabeth Stintzi, investigate the many ways of losing someone and opportunities to move forward from past broken relationships. Orriols delivers a darkly funny yet piercingly honest portrayal of grief in Learning to Talk to Plants, while Stintzi suggests that what haunts us most is what remains, in Vanishing Monuments.

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Literature.  Virtual,  22/09/2020

Catalan authors Mercè Rodoreda and Montserrat Roig, to be discussed at ALTA43 Conference

For over forty years, the The American Literary Translators Association - ALTA conference has provided the largest gathering dedicated exclusively to the work of literary translation. This year for the first time ALTA will celebrate its yearly assembly virtually. The conference, under the title ALTA43: IN BETWEEN, will include an event featuring Catalan modern classic Mercè Rodoreda, presented by editor Chad Post in discussion with translator Martha Tennent, and a reading of Montserrat Roig's short stories by the Catalan mentor-mentee tandem, Mara Faye Lethem and Thiago Miller, as part of the ALTA mentorship program. 

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paperllull.  FRANCE,  10/10/2020

Interview to Théâtre Paul Éluard in Choisy-le-Roi directors

Interview with Cécile Le Vaguerèse-Marie and Vanessa Maestre, directors of the Théâtre Paul Éluard de Choisy-le-Roi, where this year the shows of two Catalan companies have been programmed: Lali Ayguadé and Agnès Mateus with Quim Tarrida

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paperllull.  BARCELONA,  04/10/2020

Joan Perucho: among vampires

The writer and critic Julià Guillamon, curator of the Perucho Year, puts in context the figure of the poet, novelist and art critic, bibliophile and gastronome Joan Perucho.

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Arts.  BERLIN,  01/10/2020

Cora Novoa among the 10 selected creatives of Sonar+D and Factory Berlin Artist In Residence program

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Thought.  FABERLLULL,  29/09/2020

Faberllull Olot theme residence on Nature writing

In this residency there will be a debate between the residents about the place of this genre within literature tradition, how cities can be explored through these books and what literature can contribute to the contemporary collective imagination, among other topics.

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