Javier MontesMarcos Giralt Torrente and Sheila Cremaschi in conversation with Guillermo Rodríguez


Spanish is the world’s second most spoken language and one of the greatest literary languages in the world. Literature in Spanish includes the great romance traditions and the writings of Cervantes. Contemporary poetry, prose and drama from Spain and Latin America include immortals such as García Lorca, Borges, Neruda, Octavio Paz, Cela, García Márquez and Vargas Llosa. Five contemporary writers from Spain — Javier Montes, Marcos Giralt Torrente, Sheila Cremaschi and Guillermo Rodríguez — speak of the splendors of the Spanish language and the rich legacy of their creative inheritance.