International writers at Leeds- Spring Festival 2013
All events start at 5.30 pm and are free and open to the public
Exhibition Space, Leeds Central Library
Massimo Carlotto Weds 17 April
Italian detective novelist, reading from his recent novel Respiro corto, partly set in
Leeds, and launching the latest English translation of one of his novels, At the End of a Dull Day. In collaboration with LivItaly. Bringing Italian Culture to Yorkshire (www.leeds.ac.uk/arts/livitaly)
Antonio Altarriba Weds 24 April
Spanish graphic novelist, author of El arte de volar (The Art of Flight), a history of twentieth-century Spain through the eyes of the author’s father, including his participation in the Spanish Civil War.
Olga McPhail Tues 30 April
Russian author resident in Leeds, writing in English; launch of her autobiographical novel Born in Chechnya, with dramatized readings and book signing.