The King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center at New York University will hold a series of Creative Writing in Spanish public events during the fall semester. All the events are free and begin at 7 p.m. at the Center, which is located at 53 Washington Square South, between Thompson and Sullivan streets, New York, N.Y. No RSVP is required.
• September 13: Welcome reading. MFA in Creative Writing in Spanish students will read excerpts of their work. Introduced by MFA Director Rubén Ríos Avila.
• October 12: Presentation of the anthology Voces para Lilith. Literatura contemporánea de temática lésbica en Sudamérica. Editor Claudia Salazar will talk about the process of editing the anthology and anthologized poets Mariela Dreyfus and Ely Rosa Zamora will read selections of their work.
• October 25: La palabra en el espacio, lecture by Miguel Rubio, Peruvian actor, playwright and founder of legendary Grupo cultural Yuyachkani. A discussion with Rubén Ríos Avila will follow.
• December 6: A reading by renowned Puerto Rican writer and gay activist Luis Negrón, author of the outstanding short-story collection Mundo cruel. A discussion with Rubén Ríos Avila will follow.