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Project LEAD raising funds for Spanish library materials

Hoping to expand the community’s outreach to its Hispanic population, the 2016-17 Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce Project LEAD class will be raising funds to expand the Dwight Foster Public Library’s Spanish book collection.

McNally Jackson Independent Booksellers Calendar of Events for the month of April, 2017

MacNally Jackson Books presents 3 authors from Spain: Agustín Fernández Mallo author of "Nocilla Dream", Sebastiá Alzamora author of "Blood Crime" and Andrés Barba author of "Such small hands"".

Martín Saurí wins the Grand Prize of the Salon del Comic Fair

'I will never be 20 years old', awarded as best work of Spanish authorship
Sketch artist Josep Maria Martín Saurí (Barcelona, 1949) has won the Grand Prize of the 35th Barcelona International Comic Show, held until Sunday, "for his long dedication to the world of comics."

Odilo Partners With Plan Ceibal

Odilo partners with Plan Ceibal to provide education content in Uruguay. A Reach of More Than 3,000 Schools. Spain’s Odilo, a tech startup in ebooks, audio, video and other media, has been named content and technology supplier to Uruguay’s Plan Ceibal.

Ediciones B launches a new Catalan imprint, B.cat

“This new imprint will publish original Catalan-language texts as well as translations from Spanish and other languages. In April, Ediciones B –part of the Grupo Z publishing house– will launch an imprint for their Catalan-language titles: B.cat.

Philosopher Salvador Pániker dies at 90

Founder of the publisher Kairós and chair of the Asociación Derecho a Morir Dignamente (Right to Die Society). Salvador Pániker Alemany (Barcelona, 1927-2017), has passed from this world leaving behind him many doubts about the next.

Barcelona’s International Comic Con began on March 30th

March 30th, 2017
“Held at the Fira Barcelona-Montjuïc, it will be spread across a space of approximately 50,000 square meters, much larger than in previous years. With a budget of 782,000 EUR, 10% more than in 2016, the conference will host approximately 200 exhibitors.

José Luis García, international poetry prize Miguel Hernández.

The poet José Luis García (Barcelona, 1964) has won the international poetry award Miguel Hernández-Comunidad Valenciana 2017 for his work La semilla del óxido, in which he reflects on life. This award, endowed in this edition with 8,000 euros, is a credited and artistic element, published by Devenir,....

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