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Writer Espido Freire will talk about the literary creation and her work this Thursday, the 15th, starting at 7:00 pm at the Pilar Barnés Library (13/02/2018)

The Councilor for Education of the City of Lorca, Francisco Montiel, has announced the holding of a talk with the writer Espido Freire.

The meeting will be held on Thursday, the 15th at 7:00 pm at the Pilar Barnés Library.

El Edil has announced that "within the widest range of activities put in place from the Municipal Libraries Network of Lorca, we are now celebrating a very special session for the journey and popularity of the author who will accompany us: Espido Freire. Those who are not yet to take the opportunity to listen first person to a famous writer talk about the literary creation.The entry will be free until full capacity.

Espido Freire was born in Bilbao in 1974. She debuted as a writer with Ireland (Planeta, 1998, Millepages Award), a novel that was a surprise in the literary environment of that time.

A year and a half later he won the Planeta Prize for his work Peaches Ice Cream (1999).

With twenty-five years, she became the youngest winner in the history of the award.

With it he also obtained the "Qué Leer" 2000 to the best Spanish novel.

Since then he has published six other novels, among which Soria Moria (Algaida, Ateneo de Sevilla 2006 Award), various storybooks (including El tiempo huye, Premio NH 2001) and also essay production, with themes ranging from social analysis (First love, Mileuristas, The bad guys in the story), literature (For you I was born) and travel (Dear Jane, dear Charlotte, Children of the End of the World, Travel Book Award Llanes 2009).

Three other essays (When eating is hell, I wanted to fly and Life in front of the mirror) deal with the subject of the female body and the conflicts between emotion and illness.

He has also published two juvenile novels: La última batalla en SM and El chico de la flecha in Anaya Infantil y Juvenil.

His latest novel is Llamadme Alejandra, Editorial Planeta, with which he won the Azorín 2017 prize, while in 2018 he won the Letras del Mediterráneo Prize with El misterio del arca, Anaya Infantil.

He collaborates and has collaborated with the main national media, such as Cadena Ser (Stories of Mid-morning, Hoy por Hoy) or the television program "Likes" (# 0 of Movistar).

He currently publishes in the journals Objetivo Bienestar, Harper's Bazaar, and Mujer Hoy, in addition to the Zenda literary platform.

She has also worked as a literary translator.

As an actress and theater author, she is currently active in the works Sí, Cartas de amor y desamor, Vis a vis and Abril in Istanbul.

The latter was represented at the María Guerrero National Drama Center in September 2016. During the last decade, she has taught literary creation courses in the main Spanish universities and several international ones.

He has specialized in courses of oral and written expression and in oratory and for professionals.

She is director of the Master's Degree in Literary Creation of the International University of Valencia and professor in the Master's Degree in Translation from that same university.

Source: Ayuntamiento de Lorca

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