From Newspapers to Novels:
Journalism as a Literary Genre
Rosa Montero is a prize-winning novelist, writer and journalist from Spain. She will talk about journalism as a literary genre and how novels are created. Her talk will be followed by a Q&A session.
Last year, Ms Montero won the “Premio Nacional de las Letras Españolas”, one of the top Spanish literature prizes. She published her first novel (La crónica del desamor) in 1979. Since then, she has published 15 novels, two biographies, three collections of interviews, a book of short stories and several children’s tales. Her books are translated into more than twenty languages. Her latest novel is La Carne (“Flesh”, 2016), already published in French as La Chair.
She is also a journalist, having worked since 1970 in TV, newspapers and magazines. Since 1977, she has worked exclusively for El País, one of the leading Spanish newspapers, and has worked as correspondent for the paper in India, Australia, the US and Latin America. She was also editor-in-chief of the Sunday magazine of El País from 1981-1982.
|$280 (MEMBERS) $325 (GUESTS)|
This event is only for club members, their guest and the media
A Spanish Menu with select Spanish wine will be served.
Please reserve with the FCC concierge at (tel) 2521 1511, (fax) 2868 4092
Speaker: Rosa Montero,Award Winning Author & Journalist
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