Coming in September, the Spanish iteration of the Hay Festival at Segovia will feature internationally recognized authors and a focus on current events.
It’s perhaps no surprise that Spain, the home country of Miguel de Cervantes, arguably the godfather of the modern novel, has such an impressive literary culture and thriving repertoire of contemporary authors.Here, we look back at some of the most influential Spanish authors of the modern era who came to define the nation’s relationship with the written word.
Spanish is a beautiful language, which makes for impressive, gripping, and enticing poetry. Famous for literary giants such as Pablo Neruda and Federico García Lorca, Spanish poetry, from the Golden Age to the contemporary, has come to define much of the Western canon. Here we take a look at some of the best Spanish-language poets of all time.