Care SantosThe Catalan and Spanish writer Care Santos, winner of the prestigious Premi Ramon Llull 2014, will visit the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures on Friday 16th October.

Care Santos will present and discuss her latest novel, Desire for Chocolate, with students and staff from the Department. There will also be a translation workshop from Spanish and Catalan into English based on an extract from her novel.

Care Santos was born in 1970 in Mataró (Barcelona). She began writing when she was 8, won her first writing competition when she was 14, and published her first book, a collection of short stories, when she was 25. Since then, she has published novels, collections of short stories, poetry, and numerous books for children and young adults. Santos is one of Spain’s most read children’s book authors, and her Inst Cervantes Logowork has been translated into German, French, Italian, Portuguese, Lithuanian, and Korean.

The event will take place on Friday 16th October (11-12 am, Wallbank Lecture Theatre, 12 Abercromby Square), and is kindly sponsored by the Instituto Cervantes de Manchester.

Everyone welcome!