Interview with Andrés Neuman

Sunday 6 June 2021 at 11am

Reconstructing Ourselves: Confronting Memory and Trauma
Moderated by Daniel Medin, professor of comparative literature and editor
In English interpreted into French

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Event in English: YouTube Live

Translation into French: YouTube Live


Andrés Neuman is an Argentine writer, poet, translator, columnist and blogger born in 1977 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. In his teens, he moved to Granada in Spain, where he studied Spanish literature and where he now lives and teaches Spanish and American literature. His novel Traveller of the Century (Pushkin Press, 2012) won the Alfaguara Prize and the National Critics Prize, and was shortlisted for the International Dublin Literary Award and the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize. Talking to Ourselves (Pushkin Press, 2014) was longlisted for the International Dublin Literary Award and shortlisted for the Oxford-Weidenfeld Translation Prize. Andrés Neuman was named one of the original Bogotá39, and one of Granta’s Best of Young Spanish-Language Novelists. Fracture (Straus and Giroux, 2020), his latest novel, has for a main character a survivor of Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and the Fukushima nuclear disaster, and explores collective trauma, memory, love, and our relationship with other cultures. It was shortlisted for the Premio Dulce Chacón and the Premio San Clemente Rosalía-Abanca.