The Peruvian writer Katya Adaui presents a beautiful book for children, illustrated with the delightful artwork of Eduardo Tokeshi. Paty is a little dog who is growing older, but her companion Ciro is ready to look after her, learning about the passage of time, loyalty and affection. Moderated by Emperatriz Vizcarra.
For children aged 5 and over
Rocío Quillahuaman (Peru/Spain) was born in Lima and lives in Barcelona. She studied Audiovisual Communication and has worked for PlayGround, Grupo Zeta and Gestmusic. She is currently one of Spain’s most viral illustrators thanks to her animated videos, which are satires on the social and political reality she sees around her. To date she has created over 300 animations and has more than 177 thousand followers on Instagram. Here she presents her first book, Marrón. In conversation with Gustavo Pino.
In this talk aimed at students, Nando López (Spain), with his usual affability and warmth, will promote an exchange regarding his play Nunca pasa nada, which explores the concerns of young people born in the 21st century, their conflicts and the problems that they must face at a social level, as well as with in their families. In conversation with Franky Flores Apaza.
Ages 14 and over
Contemporary fiction writer Katya Adaui, author of three books of short stories, presents her second novel, Quiénes somos ahora, a work that revisits an episode from a family’s past that has left wounds that have not yet healed. In conversation with the writer Kathy Serrano.
The illustrator Andrea Lértora presents and activity based on her books Sayri y el mensaje del cóndor and Sayri y el telar de las estrellas, which tell the tale of Sayri, a very special boy who discovers great secrets in nature, accompanied by condors, the mountain, the sea and the stars. Andrea will share these stories with the young attendees and will lead a drawing session.
For children ages 7 to 11 and teachers
Nando López (Spain) is an award-winning writer and dramatist, with a PhD in Hispanic Philology. Winner of the 2020 Gran Angular Prize and the author of books for adults and teenagers, he holds an outstanding position in young adult writing in Spanish, with an impressive body of work that includes over thirty books, including the acclaimed La edad de la ira. As a dramatist, his works for theatre include Nunca pasa nada and #malditos16. His latest book is El río de las primeras veces.
Jeremías Gamboa (Peru) is a journalist, academic and one of the most outstanding writers from his country and in the Spanish-speaking world. His first novel, Contarlo todo, the story of a young man from a humble background in contemporary Lima, was praised by critics. His most recent novel, Animales luminosos, is a short story that tackles some of the most important themes of our time, such as migration and culture shock. He will talk to Ricardo Sumalavia.
Two fiction writers who write, publish and live together will talk about their most recent literary projects, as well as their respective creative processes, as individuals and as a couple. Kathy Serrano, born in Venezuela, educated in Performing Arts in Russia and currently based in Peru, presents her first novel, El dolor de la sangre. Ricardo Sumalavia is the author of short stories, microstories and five novels, the most recent of which is Croac y el nuevo fin del mundo. In conversation with Giovanni Barletti.