This workshop is aimed at Spanish speakers who are writing or thinking about writing a short story, novel or article and would like further advice on developing their technique.
During this workshop you will read the work of Spanish authors and share your material with the other students.
This is an informal workshop that aims to boost your enthusiasm and help you get feedback from others.
A good level of Spanish is advised.
About the Tutor
Leonardo Boscarin was born in Santiago, Chile. He was selected for a writing workshop lead by Chilean writer Antonio Skármeta (The Postman).
Leonardo won the prestigious El Mercurio national short story prize and was awarded two grants for creative writing by the National Fund for the Development of the Arts.
Looking for adventures, he moved to Italy first, where he completed a degree in Latin American Literature with a dissertation on Chilean poetry, focused on the work of Chilean poet Nicanor Parra; and to Northern Ireland later, in 2004.
At Queen’s University he completed an MA on Cultural Representations of the Mexican Revolution and expanded his research into a PhD on Masculinity and violence in Mexican cinema in the afterwards of the Revolution.
He currently works at Queen’s as a language tutor.