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
You may also like...
‘The Meaning of Geese’ wins East Anglian Book of the Year 2023
The debut book from Norfolk conservationist Nick Acheson is crowned the overall winner of the East Anglian Book Awards
16th February 2024
‘Finding a New Audience’ by Nur-El-Hudaa Jaffar
Read NCW virtual resident Nur-El-Hudaa Jaffar’s experience of translating Malay poetry into English.
15th February 2024
‘Show the City with its Signs’ by Tse Hao Guang
Discover author Tse Hao Guang’s creative Walking Norwich piece, exploring signage in Norwich through photos and snippets of online conversation.
8th February 2024