January – February 2017
Faber hosted a group of professionals coming from several countries who worked on projects related to various fields of letters: fiction, translation, literary essays, dramaturgy, theatre, knowledge management.
Evaluation of this period
Twelve residents who stayed with us shared their knowledge in schools, colleges, universities and cultural centres.
Allan Cameron | Writer, translator, publisher
Lila Azam | Writer
Àlex Hinojo | Arts manager
Biblioteca Fages de Climent (Figueres), 9th February Lila Azam, writer internationally recognized, and Jakuta Alikavazovic, winner of the Goncourt prize for first novel, talked about how the job of new writers, how they relate to the world, what expect of the...
Alissa Ganíeva has talked about tradition and transgression in her fiction, about how to deal with the closed society’s rules.
Gender roles in the North Caucasus and today’s religious challenges in the region
Matthew Tree explained some of his feelings when he moved to Catalonia. He contrasted his experience with Ganíeva Alissa’s experience.
Allan Cameron, Scottish writer and editor, made a speech to forty secondary school students about his task as an editor.
Aula d’Escriptura de Girona, 2th February Through a first reading of the papers of Roberto Bolaño archive, Valerie Miles proved that Bolaño wrote almost twenty years in a disciplined way without publishing almost nothing, and through his continuous recycling method,...
Àngels Bassas talked about her professional experience to a group of students of Secondary School as a part of a voluntary activity outside school hours.
Marina Espasa talked about her career, that is to say, what she made to get being a writer and a literary critic today.
During his stay in Faber, Àlex Hinojo gave some workshops about Wikipedia to teachers, students and several professionals.