Sunday, March 20, 2016

Spanish prize-winning poet Marta Sanz to speak at the Instituto Cervantes

Prize-winning Spanish writer Marta Sanz will be in Manila on March 29-April 2 for the “Encuentros en la literatura / Encounters in Literature” program, organized by the De La Salle University (DLSU) Bienvenido N. Santos Creative Writing Center (BNSCWC) and Instituto Cervantes, with the collaboration of the Embassy of Spain.

“Encuentros” showcases a series of interactions and fora between writers of diverse cultures. It seeks to serve the local community’s cultural life through activities that contribute to the dynamic production of literary writing and the vibrant exchange of creative practices between cultures.

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Marta Sanz’s participation is supported by the Programme for the Internationalisation of Spanish Culture (PICE), under the Mobility grants awarded by Acción Cultural Española (AC/E), which facilitates the presence and collaboration of Spanish artists, professionals or creators in the international activities and programmes of benchmark foreign cultural organizations and institutions. 

Marta Sanz will deliver a lecture on her work on 29 March, Tuesday, 6 PM, at the Instituto Cervantes de Manila, Ayala Tower I and Philippine Stock Exchange Tower Plaza, Ayala Triangle, Makati.

The lecture will be in Spanish language.




Marta Sanz (born 1967) received her Ph.D. in Philology from Universidad Complutense de Madrid. She is foremost a novelist, having produced critically admired works, including:

1) Los mejores tiempos (The Best Times, 2001)
Winner of the Premio Ojo Crítico de Narrativa

2) Susana y los viejos (Susana and the Elders, 2006)
Finalist of the Premio Nadal

3) The noir thriller Black, black, black (2010)

4) Daniela Astor y la caja negra (Daniela Astor and the Black Box, 2013)
Winner of the Premio Tigre Juan and the Premio Cálamo “Otra Mirada” 2013


For inquiries, please contact: 

Tel (632) 5244611 local 233

Instituto Cervantes 
Tel (632) 5261482

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