Ricardo Blanco's Blog

Fiction Fiesta 2013

The poster for the second Fiction Fiesta is ready. Fiction Fiesta is an intimate but international festival, specializing in fiction and poetry in translation. The plan is to team novelists and poets from Latin America with writers from… Read More

The cities within yourself

This has been Turkish week, but also – and with a synchronicity that pleases me very much – Greek week. The London Book Fair had Turkey as its ‘Market Focus’ and two expeditionary groups of Turkish writers descended… Read More

Tales of the Alhambra (or thereabouts)

Strange that in one’s memory a house takes on a different shape, a different context, becomes a dream house. When I was living rough, a quarter of a century ago, I spent a couple of months in Granada…. Read More