The Chinese publisher Lijiang Publishing House will publish in autumn 2015 the Chinese translation of the novel Mussche (Susa, 2012, Lo que mueve el mundo, Seix Barral, 2013). They will also invite the author himself to a tour to the country. Since its establishment in 1980, Lijiang Publishing House specializes in world literature publications. They have translated […]
Kirmen Uribe is a poet of wide concerns, politically engaged, with an inclusive, humanist awareness and a direct, distinctive voice.
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Kirmen Uribe’s novel Mussche (Lo que mueve el mundo, Seix Barral, 2013) will be published in Japan by Tokyo Publisher Hakusui Sha. Nami Kaneko will translate directly the text from Basque language. In 2012 the same publisher published Uribe’s first novel , Bilbao-New York-Bilbao (National Book Prize in Spain) with great critical and commercial success. It was […]
Kirmen Uribe has been awarded in the tenth edition of the awards “Rosalia de Castro” organized by the Galician PEN Club. The awards are in addition to a writer in the Galician language, authors who have highlighted in Catalan, Basque and Portuguese literature grant. So, in this edition have been awarded the Argentina writer Claudia […]
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 (Seren Books, United Kingdom)
October 20th goes on sale the English edition of the novel by Kirmen Uribe Bilbao-New York-Bilbao (Spanish Literature Prize in 2009). The novel has been published by Seren Books and translated from the Basque by New York writer Elizabeth Macklin (http://www.serenbooks.com/book/bilbao --- new-york --- bilbao/9781781722053). Moreover, Kirmen Uribe is going to participate in different events in England. So, on Wednesday October 15th and Thursday 16th will give conferences at the prestigious universities of Oxford and King's College in London. The presentation of the novel to the general public will be Friday 17th at the Free Word Centre in London, where he will be accompanied by his editor Mick Felton. Finally, Uribe will perform a recital of poetry during the Language Show Live Fair in London, and show a short film, "Urrezko eraztuna" (Golden ring), by the filmmaker Jon Garaño, based on a Uribe's poem.