International Literature Showcase
One of our International Literature Showcase delegates reflects on 3 whirlwind days in Norwich.

Peggy Hughes, Programme Manager of Literary Dundee  shares a Peggy-eye view of three days of literature…


To my delight I discovered, from Leslie Jamison’s The Empathy Exams on the train south, that the Spanish word encuentro ‘means something between “festival” and “conference”’. She continues: ‘there’s no word in English that does justice to encuentro. It coaxes the word for “story” (cuento) out of the word for “encounter” (encontrar) and hints at what will happen at this upheaval of debauchery and roundtables…’ I had been wondering what I would find at an 

 

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