Mario Vargas Llosa to inaugurate International Poetry Festival in Granada

The Peruvian writer Mario Vargas Llosa, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, will inaugurate the eighth International Poetry Festival in Granada being held from May 9th to May 13th 2011.

On May 10th at the Auditorio Manuel de Falla, Mario Vargas Llosa will talk about his relationship with poetry and other literature-related issues. During the day,  there will also be recitals by the pianist Rosa Torres Pardo and the poet Luis García Montero.

On May 12th, the ‘Federico García Lorca’ prize will be awarded to Málaga poet María Victoria Atencia.

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