Cristina Sánchez-Andrade at Instituto Cervantes New York with Lina Meruane

  • Instituto Cervantes 211 East 49th Street New York, NY, 10017 United States

On Thursday November 3, Cristina Sánchez-Andrade, author of The Winterlings, will discuss her work with Lina Meruane at Instituto Cervantes in Manhattan.

Lina Meruane is one of the most prominent female voices in Chilean contemporary narrative. A novelist, essayist, and cultural journalist, she is the author of a host of short stories appeared in various anthologies and magazines in Spanish, English, German and French. She has also published a collection of short stories, Las Infantas (Chile 1998, Argentina 2010), as well as three novels, Póstuma (Chile 2000, Portugal 2001), Cercada (Chile 2000), and Fruta Podrida (Chile & México 2007). Meruane received the prestigious Mexican Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz Prize in 2012 with the publication of her most recent novel, Sangre en el ojo (Seeing Red). Meruane currently teaches World and Latin American Literature and Creative Writing at NYU.

Instituto Cervantes is an institution that was founded by the Spanish government in 1991 to promote the Spanish language and Spanish and Hispanic-American culture. The central head office of the institution is located in Madrid and in Alcalá de Henares ( Madrid), birthplace of the writer Miguel de Cervantes. Instituto Cervantes is present on five continents with more than 75 centers spread out across many different countries.

When: Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Where: Instituto Cervantes, 211 E 49th St, New York, NY 10017

Admission: Free. RSVP to cenny@cervantes.org.