Wim Mertens and Kirmen Uribe feature a new show that combines literature and music. With the title of “Mussche. Lo que mueve el mundo” Uribe recite excerpts from his latest novel “Mussche” (“Lo que mueve el mundo” in Spanish) over the piano compositions of Belgian musician. The novel tells the story of a Belgian writer […]
Kirmen Uribe is a poet of wide concerns, politically engaged, with an inclusive, humanist awareness and a direct, distinctive voice.
PEN American Center.
That tiny playful God is the title of the new multimedia show that combines the poetry of the writer Kirmen Uribe, the music by Mikel Urdangarin, Rafa Rueda and Bingen Mendizabal and the drawings by the plastic artist Mikel Valverde. The group first came together in 2003 when premiered at the Bowery Poetry Club in […]
Kirmen Uribe will attend the September 22nd to the Brooklyn Book Festival in New York. He will share a reading and a round table with the writers Patricio Pron and Chang-Rae Lee. The topic of the meeting is “cities and their ghosts.” The next day, Uribe will participate in a joint reading at the Bowery […]
A Short film by Jon Garaño based on the Kirmen Uribe's poem "Urrezko eraztuna" (Translated into Basque by Elizabeth Macklin).
BILBAO-NEW YORK-BILBAO JUST PUBLISHED IN BULGARIAN, SERBO-CROATIAN, ALBANIAN AND GEORGIAN
Kirmen Uribe's novel Bilbao-New York-Bilbao (Elkar-Seix Barral) continues his international experience. They just published translations into Bulgarian (Entusiast), Serbo-Croatian (Geopoetika), Albanian (Toena) and Georgian (Ilia University Press). Bilbao-New York-Bilbao won the National Award for Fiction in 2009 and so far has been contracted in fourteen languages.
Furthermore, the novel Mussche (Lo que mueve el mundo) will soon publised in Readers Circle edition in Basque and Castilian. Mussche (Seix Barral) was published in Basque in November 2012 (Susa). In spring surfaced Spanish translations, (Seix Barral, Gerardo Markuleta’s translation), Catalan (Edicions 62) and Galician (Xerais). The reception, even as times of crisis, has been excellent, and has become one of the best selling novels of the year.