Hay Festival Querétaro 2022 – Poetry

We invite you to browse the programme of the seventh edition of the Hay Festival Queretaro, to be celebrated from 1-4 of September 2022. This year, we return with in person activities in the Hay Joven, Hay Festivalito, and Hay Delegaciones sections, and for the first time we present talks in the municipalities of Bernal, Corregidora, and Tequisquiapan.
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Event 11

Paul Muldoon in conversation with Pura López Colomé

Teatro de la Ciudad
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The poet Paul Muldoon has been writing and publishing poetry for over five decades. He has been Poetry Editor at The New Yorker, has won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry and the International Griffin Poetry Prize, among many other awards. He was Professor of Poetry at Oxford, President of the UK’s Poetry Society and is currently Professor in the Humanities at Princeton University. He has published over 30 poetry books, the most recent one published in Spanish being Elegías. He will talk to the Spanish translator of his work, Pura López Colomé.

Simultaneous translation from English to Spanish available

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Alberto Villarreal in conversation with Rodrigo Unda

Bernal, Parque Central
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Alberto Villarreal has been a booktuber for over nine years. His YouTube channel, AbriendoLibros, on which he talks about what he has read and his love for books, has over 243 thousand subscribers and his videos have been seen over nine million times. He is the author of the novel Ocho lugares que me recuerdan a ti (2016), and the poetry books Todo lo que fuimos (2017) and Todo lo que dejas cuando llegas y te vas (2020), as well as the collection of short stories Anoche en las trincheras (2018). At this event he will present his new poetry collection, Aquí no hay sed, in conversation with Rodrigo Unda, the creator of Cartas de un Lector.
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Event 53

Poetry reading presented by Juan Carlos Franco

Some Young Poets from Mexico (86-96)

Museo de la Ciudad (espacio escénico)
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Presentation of the book 86-96 (La Ruina, 2021), an anthology which gathers 33 of the most important young writers of Mexico, designed by Omar Carbajal and edited by Juan Carlos Franco. With Andrea Alzati, Nadia Bernal, Xel-ha López Méndez, Dafne Martínez, Clyo Mendoza, Anaclara Muro, Pablo Piceno and Horacio Warpola, who will be participating with poems by Gerardo Arana (1987-2012) who will be reading their text for the Hay Festival public, and offering a very necessary perspective of Mexican poetry.
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