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Literary Gathering between the East and the West

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Owing to the Liber Fair of Barcelona, Casa Asia, in collaboration with People’s Literature Publishing House and the Literary Agency Sapere Critico, organises a gathering between Ge Fei and Yan Geling, two well-known Chinese writers, and Clara Sánchez, Alfaguara Novel Prize and Planeta Prize 2013.

During the gathering participants and curious readers wil have the chance to listen to passages of the works of these great writers translated into Spanish and to get to know each author's style.

About the authors:

Ge Fei: He is one of the main expotents of Chinese contemporary literature. Author of seven novels and many storybooks, he has recently been awarded with the famous award Lu Xun

Yan Geling: Born in Shanghai, she wrote her first novels in China before moving to the United States. She has published more than 20 titles, among which we highlight The Ninth Widow, considered by Asia Weekly as one of the ten best novels in Chinese language.

Clara Sánchez: Hispanic Philology Graduate by the University Complutense of Madrid, she published her first novel in 1989 and has received the Alfaguara Novel Prize and Planeta Prize 2013 for El cielo ha vuelto. In addition, we stand out her participation in the TVE program “Qué grande es el cine”, as a specialist.

Presentation hosted by:
Gaëlle Patin, Diversity and Interculturality Project Manager of Casa Asia

Yan Ge Ling, writer
Ge Fei, writer
Clara Sánchez, writer

Manel Ollé, Professor of Chinese Contemporary Culture and History Professor at University Pompeu Fabra


2014/10/03 19:30 h

Friday, 3rd of October 2014 at 7.30pm


Casa Asia Headquarters
Sant Manuel Pavilion
Sant Pau's Modernist Venue
c/ Sant Antoni Maria Claret, 167  


Free admission with limited capacity. It is necessary to register giving your name, surnames and ID/passport number:


Casa Asia, in collaboration with People’s Literature Publishing House and the Literary Agency Sapere Critico
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