Bilbao-New-York-Bilbao in English: Kirmen Uribe in the UK

Euskara. Kultura. Mundura.

2014-10-13

October 20th goes on sale the English edition of the novel by Kirmen Uribe Bilbao-New York-Bilbao (Spanish Literature Prize in 2009). The novel has been published by Seren Books and translated from the Basque by New York writer Elizabeth Macklin. Moreover, Kirmen Uribe is going to participate in different events in England, with the help of the Etxepare Basque Institute.

On Wednesday October 15th and Thursday 16th will give conferences at the prestigious universities of Oxford and King´s College in London. The presentation of the novel to the general public will be Friday 17th at the Free Word Lecture Theatre of the Free Word Centre in London, where he will be accompanied by his editor Mick Felton. Finally, Uribe will perform a recital of poetry during the Language Show Live Fair in London, and show a short film, "Urrezko eraztuna" (Golden ring), by the filmmaker Jon Garaño, based on a Uribe´s poem.

 

 

October 20th goes on sale the English edition of the novel by Kirmen Uribe Bilbao-New York-Bilbao (Spanish Literature Prize in 2009). The novel has been published by Seren Books and translated from the Basque by New York writer Elizabeth Macklin. Moreover, Kirmen Uribe is going to participate in different events in England, with the help of the Etxepare Basque Institute.

On Wednesday October 15th and Thursday 16th will give conferences at the prestigious universities of Oxford and King´s College in London. The presentation of the novel to the general public will be Friday 17th at the Free Word Centre in London, where he will be accompanied by his editor Mick Felton. Finally, Uribe will perform a recital of poetry during the Language Show Live Fair in London, and show a short film, "Urrezko eraztuna" (Golden ring), by the filmmaker Jon Garaño, based on a Uribe´s poem.

 

WEDNESDAY 15TH OCTOBER 

Oxford University (TORCH, Colin Matthew Room)

18:00 - 19:30

The writer will offer a conversation about the book Bilbao-New York-Bilbao with the Comparative Literature teachers Xon de Ros and Daniela Omlor

 

THURSDAY 16TH OCTOBER

King´s College (London)

17:00-19:00

Talk about the book Bilbao-New York-Bilbao

 

FRIDAY 17TH OCTOBER

Free Word Center - Free Word Lecture Theatre

18:00-19:30

The Basque writer Kirmen Uribe will read and comment some extracts from his bestselling book Bilbao-New York-Bilbao, now published in English by Seren Books.

 

SATURDAY 18TH OCTOBER

LONDON LANGUAGE SHOW –The Piazza

11:00-11:45

Basque literature: Kirmen Uribe´s poems.

The winner of the Spanish Literature Prize for Narrative (2009) will show his short video “Urrezko eraztuna” (Golden ring) and recite some poems from his book “Meanwhile take my hand”

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