Mayra Santos Febres at Lima’s Book Fair

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Novelist and poet Mayra Santos Febres will represent Puerto Rico in the 14ª Feria Internacional del Libro de Lima, FIL Lima,(Lima’s 14th International Book Fair), an event organized by the Cámara Peruana del Libro (CPL) that will convene from July 23rd to August 5th, with Brazil as the guest of honor.  More than 150 presses from around the world will be represented and it will include readings and book launches from international authors like German illustrator Jutta Bauer, Spanish writers Mercedes Castro, Manuel Borrás and Javier Moro, USA writer Charles Walker, Israel’s  Yaron Avitov, Italy’s Anna Lavatelli and Filippo Anastasi, Mexico’s Ángeles Mastretta , Uruguayan artis Dani Umpi, and, Puerto Rico’s  Mayra Santos Febres.

One of the featured presenters is the world-known Argentinean illustrator Joaquín Salvador Lavado “Quino,” author of the ever-popular Mafalda comic strip.

 For (much) more (in Spanish) go to http://www.letralia.com/214/0723lima.htm

Photo: Quino.

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