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The writer Emilio Calderón visits Los Alcázares on Saturday to talk about his literary career and present his latest works (10/07/2020)

The author, Planet Finalist and Fernando Lara Award, among other awards, will attend what will be a special edition of the hitherto summer literary event called La Mar de Libros, which on this occasion could not be held normally and has been reduced to the talk to be held following the corresponding sanitary measures and social distance The event, organized by LAEC (Los Alcázares Eco Cultural Association) and PALIN (Association of Creators and Artists) with the collaboration of Los Alcázares City Council, will take place in the courtyard of the Hotel Balneario de La Encarnación  Tomorrow, Saturday, July 11, at 8:00 p.m., the patio of the Hotel Balneario de La Encarnación in Los Alcázares, will host a literary event with the presence of the writer Emilio Calderón.

The author, who will be accompanied by Pilar Álvarez and Raúl Gómez, will give a talk entitled 'The story made novel' and will entertain his literary career, themes, historical moments and settings of his novels as well as his beginnings and his long career as an author of children's and youth literature.

He will present his latest novel for adults, 'The eyes with a lot of night' (Algaida), based on real events and that takes place in two periods, the Argentine military dictatorship and the current one, typecast in the black genre and with some fascinating characters that lead to the reader to be the researcher of history;his novel for young people, 'Before the end of the world' (Versatil), a beautiful dystopia that deals with the destruction of the oceans and the planet in general after a technological blackout claiming the word, love and dialogue above all things , and the story 'The Poet of Velintonia' (Edelvives), whose protagonist, a stray cat named Verso, will take us to the mythical and fascinating house of the poet and Nobel Prize for Literature Vicente Aleixandre.It will take us to the mythical and fascinating house of the poet and Nobel Prize for Literature Vicente Aleixandre.It will take us to the mythical and fascinating house of the poet and Nobel Prize for Literature Vicente Aleixandre.The event, due to the reduced capacity due to the current situation, among other reasons, will be broadcast live on the PALIN association's YouTube channel.Calderón will sign copies of his work to those who wish it at the end of the act.THE AUTHOREmilio Calderón (Málaga, 1960).

He has lived in Madrid for more than thirty-five years.

He is a historian, publisher, and writer.

It began in literature with the publication of numerous historical essays.

Subsequently, and for ten years, he devoted himself exclusively to children's and youth literature and published, among others, The crimes in Rome continue, Juliet without Romeo, The last crime of Pompeii and The mystery of the closed room, reaping notable successes with around of a hundred reissues of his work.

His first adult novel, The Creator's Map (Roca Editorial), was published in 2006, after enjoying a scholarship for literary creation at the Royal Academy of Spain in Rome.

This work immediately became an international success and has been published in twenty-three countries.In September 2007 he published The Secret of Porcelain (Roca Editorial), and in June 2008 The Jew from Shanghai (XIII Fernando Lara Novel Prize, Planet), which has already been translated into English, and whose rights have also been sold in Germany, the Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine and Croatia.

In October 2009 he was a Finalist of the Planeta Prize with the work The Dancer and the Englishman, and in November of the same year he was awarded a Silver Microphone by the Association of Radio and Television Professionals for his contribution to the world of culture.

Los willows of Hiroshima (Editorial Planeta), published in October 2011 and translated into English, closes his "Asian trilogy".and whose rights have also been sold in Germany, the Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine and Croatia.

In October 2009 he was a Finalist of the Planeta Prize with the work The Dancer and the English, and in November of the same year he was awarded a Silver Microphone from the Association of Radio and Television Professionals for his contribution to the world of culture.

Los willows of Hiroshima (Editorial Planeta), published in October 2011 and translated into English, closes his "Asian trilogy".and whose rights have also been sold in Germany, the Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine and Croatia.

In October 2009 he was a Finalist of the Planeta Prize with the work The Dancer and the English, and in November of the same year he was awarded a Silver Microphone from the Association of Radio and Television Professionals for his contribution to the world of culture.

Los willows of Hiroshima (Editorial Planeta), published in October 2011 and translated into English, closes his "Asian trilogy".Los willows of Hiroshima (Editorial Planeta), published in October 2011 and translated into English, closes his "Asian trilogy".Los willows of Hiroshima (Editorial Planeta), published in October 2011 and translated into English, closes his "Asian trilogy".In 2012, with The Human Harvest (Editorial Planeta), the author introduced himself to the black genre.

In 2013 the library (Editores de Zut) saw the light, an exciting story about books that takes place in the National Library of Spain.

In 2014, he published El velo de Isis (Ediciones Arconte), a children's story, El elefante que wanted ser ant ant (Carena Editors) and participated in three anthologies, La vida after-Cuentos de cine (Editors of zut), Relatos Insólitos (Ediciones Arconte) ) and Imaginary, the latter of children's stories.

Circles (Editorial Stella Maris, 2015), has been his last novel.

On January 14, 2016, he obtained the II Stella Maris Biography and Memories Award, with the work The memory of a man is in his kisses.

Biography of Vicente Aleixandre, becoming the last biographer of the poet and Nobel Prize for Literature.In 2019 he published his last two novels, The eyes with a lot of night (Algaida editors) and Before the end of the world (Versatile editions), the latter being a dystopia for young people.

In May 2020 he published The Poet of Velintonia (Edelvives), a very special story for children and adults about Velintonia, the legendary house of Vicente Aleixandre.

Source: Agencias

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