Literania and Book Fair. Two essential literary appointments in Madrid

Posters: (c) Literania and (c) Ana Morante for the Madrid Book Fair.

Literania and the Book Fair it's two o'clock essential literary quotes en Madrid for the second half of this month. literature is celebrated in the Gran Vía, from today 17 to 22. And la Book Fair in the usual park of the Pick up will finish May starting el 31 until June 16. We take a look.

Literature 2019

May 17-22. Gran Vía, 13.

Literania was held in 2017 and returns this year with the philosophy and purpose of give visibility to independent or little-known authors. It is organized by the International Association of Freelance Writers (AIEI) and the Cooperative Society of Proust Writers. Of course, another of its objectives is to promote the habit of reading.

It will be located in the place where the cat market, in the middle of Gran Vía. Its opening hours are from 10:30 to 21:40 every day. In addition to the usual book stalls there will also be free cultural activities for the reading public to take a walk. Among those activities are:

  • Painting exhibition of the artist Kiro L. Morales. 
  • Reading marathon.
  • Book signatures: From the 11:00 at 14:00 (tomorrow), and of 17:00 at 20:00 (late).
  • Gastronomic tastings: every day from 14:00.
  • Poetic recitals: Every day at 19: 30. Friday and Saturday there will be an organized recital and the other days an open mic recital.
  • children's activities every day of 11:00 to 13:00. and 18:00 to 20:00. hours.
  • Networking for authors and readers

Literania is a excellent opportunity to meet new writers outside the loop, who need a little projection.

Madrid Book Fair

May 31 to June 16. Retirement park.

Are already 78 editions of this prestigious and classic literary appointment in the capital where national and international consecrated authors and new emerging values ​​come together. Will also be 363 bookstore booths and authors who will sign in them. This year the contents revolve around three fundamental themes: readings, readers and bookstores. It is organized by:

  • Association of Libraries of Madrid.
  • Federation of National Associations of Publishing Distributors (FAN OF).

There is always usually a guest country and this year is the Dominican Republic. They also continue to bet on rising values, such as current feminism. This is how that again stands out cartel chosen, designed by a woman, the Cantabrian artist Ana Morante. And they do not leave the quota of activities that promote contact with books and between readers and writers, beyond author signatures.

They do not forget the younger readers and the Children's Pavilion will be a shared space between books for them and its reading. The little ones and their families will be able to know the current publishing scene thanks to the editors who will be promoting their news. Also, of course, the campus will receive schools to visit the fair.

The schedules will be the usual ones: Monday to Friday, from 11:00 a.m. to 14:00 p.m. and from 18:00 p.m. to 21:30 p.m.. And Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, from 11:00 to 15:00 and from 17:00 to 21:30.


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