Both Alicia Kopf and Sara Baume also work as visual artists, and artwork nds an interesting place within their writing.
Alicia Kopf, an award-winning young Catalan writer, explores the unknown of both the polar regions and her family in her richly rewarding new book, Brother In Ice. Translated by Mara Faye Lethem, this hybrid novel uses the stories of polar exploration to make sense of the protagonist’s own concerns.
Baume is a writer of outstanding grace and style. Her second novel, A Line Made By Walking, is a profound meditation on the interconnectedness of wilderness, art and individual experience, and a powerful exploration of human frailty.
Presented in association with Instituto Cervantes / Spanish Embassy in Ireland.
The event will be chaired by novelist and critic Rob Doyle.