Event 34

Leïla Slimani in conversation with Isabel Navarro

Goncourt Prize winner 2016

Venue: Campus de Santa Cruz la Real, IE University, Sala Capitular

Moroccan journalist and writer Leïla Slimani has lived in France since her university days. After several years in journalism, she decided to focus on writing fiction Her first novel, Dans le jardin de l’ogre, published in 2014, explores female sexual addiction and was acclaimed by the critics. Her second novel, Chanson Douce, won France’s most prestigious literary prize. She talks to Isabel Navarro, Chief Editor of Mujer Hoy, and poet about her work, literary inspiration and influences. It is presented by Nicolas Kassianides, director of the Institut Français in Spain.

7pm. Exhibition opening of "Miradas que hablan"

"Regards qui parlent" aims to raise awareness about homeless children by allowing them to express themselves in different ways by providing them with educational material and games to boost their artistic skills and self-esteem. A joint initiative between Spanish artista DAUD and communication Company Griot.

There will be wine tasting offered by Pernod Ricard.

 

 

Simultaneous translation from French to Spanish
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Leïla Slimani in conversation with Isabel Navarro