2019-04-11 ¦ Publications
Lista de locos y otros alfabetos was first published 20 years ago (Siruela, 1998), and last week the republished edition was launched at an event in Madrid.
The film “The Accordionist's Son”, based on the novel of the same name by writer Bernardo Atxaga, lands in cinemas
2019-04-11 ¦ Films
After nearly a year of filming and post-production, the moment has finally arrived. An advance screening of “The Accordionist's Son” was held in San Sebastián last week, followed by its premiere at the Instituto Cervantes in Madrid on April 8th. On April 12th it will open in theaters across the country. Based on Atxaga's novel “The Accordionist's Son” (originally published as Soinujolearen semea by Pamiela in 2003), the film was directed by Fernando Bernués and based on a script by Patxo Telleria.
2019-04-01 ¦ Events
Bernardo Atxaga was in Santiago de Compostela last weekend to attend a literary event at the Talking Stones Garden (Xardín das pedras que falan), in which a stone inscribed with a poem by the Basque writer was installed.
Bernardo Atxaga’s The Adventures of Shola lands a spot on the "Wonderful Kids Books for Dog Lovers" list
2019-04-01 ¦ Publications
The Ezvid Wiki community has published a list of the ten best books for dog lovers, including the adventures of Shola the dog ("The adventures of Shola", Pushkin, 2013).
2019-01-26 ¦ Prizes
PEN America has announced the finalists for the 2019 PEN America Literary Awards. This year’s awards will confer more than $370,000 to writers and translators whose exceptional literary works were published in 2018. Bernardo Atxaga's Nevada Days is one of the works nominated for the Translation Prize.
2019-01-21 ¦ Prizes
The longlists for the 2018 PEN Literary Awards recognize the best works published in the United States during the year. Bernardo Atxaga's Nevada Days is one of the works nominated for the Translation Prize. The shortlist will be released this week, and the winners of the various award categories will be announced on February 26.
2018-11-20 ¦ Publications
The final issue of the magazine Erlea, whose first issue was published in 2009, has just come out. This 12th issue, along with all previous issues, was overseen by Bernardo Atxaga and is dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Royal Academy of the Basque Language.
2018-11-16 ¦ Press
The most recent issue of the journal on contemporary Spanish theater Estreno features an article about the play "Obabakoak", directed by Calixto Bieito.
2018-07-16 ¦ Publications
Just days ago, we announced the publication of the US edition of Nevada Days (Nevadako egunak, Pamiela 2013). Initial feedback and reviews are already out, and the book has been very warmly received and, for example, it has been included by The Millions in their Great Second-Half 2018 Book Preview.