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.
2018-06-26 ¦ Films
The film, which is based on Bernardo Atxaga's novel of the same title, The Accordionist's Son, is being filmed on location in San Sebastián. Directed by Fernando Bernues, the film features the actors Eneko Sagardoy, Joseba Apaolaza and Mireia Gabilondo.
2018-06-21 ¦ Publications
Graywolf Press has just published Nevada Days, the American edition of Días de Nevada, translated from the Spanish by Margaret Jull Costa. The original Basque language edition of the novel won the Euskadi Prize in 2014.
2018-05-18 ¦ Poetry
This year’s edition of the Poetry Festival of Barcelona is coming to a close. Among the many events that have been taking place in the Catalonian capital, a highlight was the joint poetry reading by Josep Piera and Bernardo Atxaga on Saturday, May 12.