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  • Podries

    By Joana Raspall, in Poesia Dibuixada.

  • Pistes

    By Mireia Calafell, in Poesia Dibuixada.

  • L'acte darrer

    By Joan Vinyoli, in Poesia Dibuixada.

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    Ramon Solsona

    Born in Barcelona in 1950, he is a novelist, poet and scriptwriter. His work reflects …

  • Tota jo

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    Lolita Bosch

    I like telling stories and, when you write, what you try to do is get as close as …

  • Joan-Lluís Lluís

    Joan-Lluís Lluís is the author of five novels and the brief collection of essays entitled …

  • Joan Oliver (Pere Quart)

    Joan Oliver is a writer who is difficult to place from the generational standpoint. He …

  • © Ara Balears

    Guillem Frontera

    Els carnissers [The Butchers] reveals a novelist that has already developed the tools to turn...

  • Portada de l'edició a La butxaca

    Vida privada (1932)

    The central theme of the novel is the financial and moral decline of the Lloberola family, one of the...

  • © Ricard Cugat - El Periódico

    Pep Puig

    Writing is rhythm. In the opening paragraphs you have to hit on that rhythm. A style that …

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    Emili Rosales

    [In La ciutat invisible -The Invisible City] Rosales has succeeded in drip-feeding the information, in...

  • © Gemma Ruiz

    Albert Forns

    I have never put limits on fiction. And surprisingly so, because even though we may have overcome all the...

  • © Enciclopedia.cat

    Bel Olid

    Bel Olid is skilful in her approach to the genre of storytelling, what she describes as her "natural habitat"...

  • Vicenç Pagès Jordà

    I’m asked to tell you who I am and why I write, and I don’t like these two questions. Say …

  • Margarita Ballester

    I was born in 1942 in Barcelona and have been living in Menorca for ten years now. In …

  • Salm i paràbola de la memòria pròdiga

    By Maria Cabrera, in Poesia Dibuixada.

  • Una mare planxa una camisa del seu fill per a una entrevista de feina

    By David Jou, in Poesia Dibuixada.

  • L'artefacte del límit

    By Esteve Plantada, in Poesia Dibuixada.

  • Professor Bonaventura Bassegoda

    By Joan Margarit, in Poesia Dibuixada.

  • Updated
    © Txema Salvans / ILC

    Ramon Solsona

    Born in Barcelona in 1950, he is a novelist, poet and scriptwriter. His work reflects …

  • Andreu Martín

    “Writing in genre means playing with or, in other words, accepting a kind of literature …

  • Updated

    Martí Domínguez

    The fact is that everything — or just about everything — is part of my literary activity. …

  • Vicent Andrés Estellés

    The poetic production of Estellés is prolific and original. His importance derives from -among other elements- his having ...

  • planetadelibros

    Najat El Hachmi

    I wanted to be a writer... and a chemist. When I was a little girl, aged about ten or eleven, I really liked the Sherlock Holmes stories and, well, since the...

  • Salvador Dali: A Soft Self Portrait

    Salvador Dali: A Soft Self Portrait

    This portrait of the surrealist artist Salvador Dali details the dreamlike inspiration …

  • Lluïsa Cunillé

    In the 22 (twenty-two!) plays written by Lluïsa Cunillé between 1991 and the time of …

  • Amadeu Cuito

    I'm a good reader or at least one that reads quite a lot. And, as happens with a lot of …

  • © Laura Zorrilla

    Flavia Company

    Flavia Company, born in Buenos Aires in 1963 and a graduate in Hispanic languages and literature, is a prolific writer in Spanish and Catalan language and translator of many genres. Her writing has been...

  • Nadal segons Giotto

    Lecture of Narcís Comadira, edited by the Ramon Llull Institute and published in the …

  • The author recites three poems.

    The author recites three poems.

    Narcís Comadira recites three poems.

  • Narcís Comadira

    Narcís Comadira studied Humanities and Philosophy at the Seminary of his home city of Girona and at the Monastery of Montserrat, after which he began...

  • Enric Casasses in Música de poetes

    Listen to this songs made from Casasses' poems.

  • Maria Aurèlia Capmany

    Educated in some years of "normality" and imbued with republican ideas, Maria Aurèlia …

  • Neus Canyelles

    My paternal grandfather, whom I didn’t know because he died a month before I was born, …

  • Pere Calders

    Born in Barcelona in 1912, Pere Calders is another example of a Catalan author wrenched onto unforeseen pathways by the Spanish Civil War of 1936-1939. At the end of that...

  • (C) Fotografia: Institució de les Lletres Catalanes/Tanit Plana

    Jaume Cabré

    Jaume Cabré (Barcelona 1947) is one of most widely read writers of contemporary Catalan literature. He is the author of...

  • Joan Brossa

    A man totally given over to art and to artistic experimentation -that was Brossa's paradigm. He took it upon himself to seek the limits of artistic expression, and to ...

  • Blai Bonet

    Santanyí, 1926-1997. Poet and novelist. In 1939 he entered the Palma Seminary, where he …

  • Perejaume

    Perejaume

    Benet Martorell was the first person to put a paintbrush between Perejaume’s fingers. At …

  • Joan-Daniel Bezsonoff

    It might well be that autobiography is an impossible genre, compassionately excused by …

  • Miquel Bezares

  • Miquel Bauçà

  • Agustí Bartra

    [...] It might also be deduced from the aforementioned stylistic coincidences that Bartra …

  • Avel·lí Artís-Gener, Tísner

    Avel·lí Artís-Gener, Tísner

    I've rejected the generic title that has the relative pronoun who as its starting point …

  • Marià Villangómez

    My name is Marià Villangómez Llobet and I was born in the town of Eivissa on 10 January …

  • Antoni Vidal Ferrando

    Poetry isn't meant to be explained. Every poem says what it says and is the result of a not always known or predictable inner process. Besides the deliberate reasons that impel one to give a particular kind...

  • Jacint Verdaguer

    Jacint Verdaguer i Santaló was born in Folgueroles (in the Osona region of Catalonia) on 17 May 1845. His parents were modest but relatively cultured country people. At the age of ten he entered the Vic Seminary, where he took...

  • Ferran Torrent

    So let's start with the philosophical question of who I am. I am me and my circumstance. …

  • Frederic Soler, "Pitarra"

    The figure of Frederic Soler i Hubert, born in Barcelona on 9 October 1839, cannot be seen separately from a whole generation in the theatre that was born, to put it in literary terms, in the early 1860s and subsequently...

  • Jean Serra

    The way I see it, the poet is not necessarily an isolated being in an ivory tower. In any case, as Marià Villangómez has written, his or her isolation "is for a more intimate union". The profession is at once...

  • Marc Pastor

    Marc Pastor (Barcelona, 1977) holds a degree in Criminology and Criminal Policy, works for the Catalan police force’s scientific squad and is the author of three novels.

  • Miquel de Palol

    Miquel de Palol (Barcelona, 1953). Poet and fiction writer. He studied architecture and made his literary debut with a book of poems...

  • Eugeni d'Ors (Xènius)

    With a turn-of-the-century cultural education, Eugeni d'Ors i Rovira (Barcelona, 1881 – Vilanova i la Geltrú, 1954) is an early and exemplary case of the professionalisation of the Catalan intellectual as a writer and cultural organiser.

  • Anna Murià

    - Shall we talk about journalism? Do you believe you're a good journalist and an …

  • Joan Margarit

    Joan Margarit (Sanaüja, 1938) has reached the felicitous point that now enables him to …

  • The author recites three poems.

    The author recites three poems.

    Maria-Mercè Marçal recites three poems.

  • The poet's voice

    The author says "És l'Enric Casasses..."

  • Mercè Ibarz

    Mercè Ibarz (Saidí, 1954) is author, journalist and cultural critic. She has published works of fiction and biographies and writes regularly on art and photography for the newspaper La Vanguardia.

  • Manuel Forcano

    Indebted to poets like Kavafis and Yehuda Amichai, the latter of whom he has translated, he frequently presents historical or cultural motifs from Antiquity, which contrast with the vulgarity of the present.

  • J.V. Foix

    The poetry of J. V. Foix is, in his own words, that of "a researcher into poetry". His verse, as a consequence, is highly experimental. His work is a subtle combination of ancient and modern values, from both conceptual and formal perspectives.

  • Bartomeu Fiol

    Poetry is not exclusive to anything or anyone. We might define it as a special way of seeing or perceiving reality. It can therefore be found in all the arts and in any personal experience (although it should not be confused with good feelings).

  • Enric Casasses

    This is a two-edged question: who am I and why do I write? The answer is easy. I write …

  • La caixa negra

    Lecture of Manuel Forcano, edited by the Ramon Llull Institute and published in the …

  • Joaquim Amat-Piniella

    Joaquim Amat-Piniella fought as an artillery lieutenant in the Spanish Civil War. Exiled …

  • 'The eyes in the rear-view mirror'

    Joan Margarit discusses his poem 'The eyes in the rear-view mirror' with Anna Crowe, the …

  • 2015 LletrA Prize

    The Fundació Prudenci Bertrana (Prudenci Bertrana Foundation) and the Open University of …

  • Alber Roig recites 'Cel'

    In Poetàrium, by llull.tv.

  • Interview in Poetàrium

    Interview with Albert Roig, in llull.tv.

  • Maria Àngels Anglada

    The writing of Maria Àngels Anglada (Vic, 1930) has become a benchmark of authenticity, …

  • Valentí Puig

    Journalism, diaries, poetry, stories and the novel – five genres which Valentí Puig (Palma …

  • Llorenç Villalonga

    The life and work of the controversial Mallorcan writer Llorenç Villalonga Pons reveal …

  • Maria Barbal

    I am a woman. I was born in Tremp so they call me "Trempolina". I spent my childhood and …

  • Sergi Pàmies

    Sergi Pàmies was born in Paris in 1960. Until he was eleven years old he lived in the …

  • Tugs in the fog: the poetry of Joan Margarit

    The program Poetica (ABC Radio, 24/11/2012) presents Joan Margarit.

  • Josep M. Benet i Jornet

    My grandfather Josep Benet was a humble farmer from Borges Blanques, one of those people …

  • Catalan Poetry Week on the Internet

  • Interview in Poetàrium

    Interview in Poetàrium

    Interview with Susanna Rafart, in llull.tv.

  • 'Traçaré cercles'

    'Traçaré cercles'

    A poem by Rafart in Poetàrium, by llull.tv.

  • Brossa or the Poetic Revolt

    Brossa or the Poetic Revolt

  • Bartomeu Rosselló-Pòrcel

    His primary education was in a religious school after which he went to the Institute …

  • Interview to Joan Margarit

    Interview to Joan Margarit

    Inside Poetarium Project (Llull TV)

  • Marta Rojals

    Not very long ago, fiction used to be inhabited by self-absorbed characters, slightly …

  • Joan Carreras

    I write because I have always written and I shall probably never stop writing. I write …

  • Confessions presentation

    Jaume Cabré talks about the novel, Courrier International Prize for Best foreign book …

  • Uncertain glory

    Uncertain glory

    The Enlgish version of the novel was presented by Paul Preston and Peter Bush in the …

  • Conte

    Lecture of Francesc Parcerisas, edited by the Ramon Llull Institute and published in the …

  • Joan Vinyoli

    His father died when he was four years old and his childhood was marked by the straitened …

  • 'Writing from the Borderland', at ANU

    Najat el Hachmi gives this public lecture at The Australian National University on 7 July …

  • Najat El Hachmi and Teresa Solana Interview

    Najat El Hachmi and Teresa Solana Interview

    From the special serie "Franco's Ghosts: The Remaking of Spain", in CBS Radio.

  • Gerard Vergés

    I've already said elsewhere that I owe my discovery of the work of Gerard Vergés to …

  • Fotografia: Institució de les Lletres Catalanes/Monica Roselló

    Albert Sánchez Piñol

    Albert Sánchez Piñol is an anthropologist who specializes in Africa. His first novel, …

  • Winter Journey

    An interview with author Jaume Cabré about his novel Winter Journey.

  • Joan Perucho

    Joan Perucho spoke of the art of closing one's eyes apropos of the work of the German …

  • Aquell qui encara no ha nascut

    Lecture of Carles Duarte, edited by the Ramon Llull Institute and published in the …

  • Carles Duarte

    The little I know has plenty to do with what I've read and what I've written. …

  • Pondus

    Lecture of Narcís Comadira, edited by the Ramon Llull Institute and published in the …

  • Parla el vampir

    Lecture of Margarita Ballester, edited by the Ramon Llull Institute and published in the …

  • Màrius Torres

    He studied Medicine at the University of Barcelona and, having completed his studies, …

  • Eugeni Xammar

    Whatever the point in his life, it seemed that Eugeni Xammar had lived it all. In a long …

  • Josep Pla

    The literary dimension of Josep Pla should be assessed on the basis of two qualities that …

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    Sebastià Alzamora

    This gothic thriller begins with the confession of a very lucid, philosophical man, who …

  • Roger Mas canta Verdaguer

    Roger Mas canta el poema "Plus ultra" de Jacint Verdaguer

  • "Picasso in words" award 2013

  • Ponç Pons

    [...] On the one hand we have varied and heterogeneous sources of inspiration - or "pretex …

  • Marta Pessarrodona

    In different attempts to take in Marta Pessarrodona's poetic oeuvre as a whole, the …

  • Pere Gimferrer

    He began to study Arts and Law at the University of Barcelona but did not finish the …

  • Maria-Mercè Marçal

    She completed her secondary schooling in Lleida and studied Classical Philology at the …

  • Clementina Arderiu

    Daughter of a family of silversmiths, she learned the trade and studied languages, music …

  • Rosa Leveroni

    Rosa Leveroni i Valls was born in Barcelona on 1 April 1910, "daughter of that still-happy …

  • Àngel Guimerà

    The details of Àngel Guimerà's biography have been a source of controversy, from his real …

  • Joan Fuster

    Joan Fuster (Sueca 1922-1992) is, as an essayist, a leading figure in the Catalan …

  • Gabriel Ferrater

    The intellectual and poetic career of Gabriel Ferrater i Soler (Reus 1922 - Sant Cugat …

  • Carles Riba

    "More than once", Goethe told Eckermann, "they have not wanted to see me as I am and they …

  • Miquel Costa i Llobera

    Costa i Llobera was born into a family of wealthy rich landowners and spent his childhood …

  • Josep Maria de Sagarra

    The childhood and adolescence of Josep Maria de Sagarra (Barcelona, 1894-1961) were spent …

  • Ausiàs March

    Ausiàs March è senza dubbio il piú grande poeta lirico europeo del quindicesimo secolo, …

  • Ramon Llull

    He was born into a family possibly of noble Catalan stock. His father arrived in Mallorca …

  • Joan Maragall

    From the standpoint of the history of Catalan poetry, Joan Maragall's work constitutes a …

  • Josep Carner

    The life of Josep Carner i Puig-Oriol embraces a passionate period of literature and, in …

  • Joan Salvat-Papasseit

  • Miquel Martí i Pol

    The biography of Miquel Martí i Pol (Roda de Ter, 1929 - Vic, 2003) has been marked by a …

  • Salvador Espriu

    The oeuvre of Salvador Espriu (Santa Coloma de Farners 1913 - Barcelona 1985) should be …

  • Joan Alcover

    He completed his secondary schooling at the Institute Balear where he was a pupil of Joan …

  • La Renaixença (The Catalan Cultural Renaissance)

    “La Renaixença” is the name given to the cultural revival movement which began in the …

  • Manuel de Pedrolo

    Manuel de Pedrolo (l'Aranyó, 1918-Barcelona, 1990) was a clandestine member of a …

  • Bad Woman

    Book trailer of the Spanish version of the novel.

  • The Year of the Plague

    Booktrailer of the novel.

  • © Roche / ILC

    Albert Roig

    Born in Tortosa in 1959, Albert Roig is a poet and essayist. After several fringe …

  • © Txema Salvans / ILC

    Susanna Rafart

    The dilapidated stone wall and the elder tree are two realities from my bygone days. I …

  • La plaça del Diamant (1962)

    This is Mercè Rodoreda’s most universal work. It has been translated into many languages …

  • Rosselló-Pòrcel in Música de poetes

    Rosselló-Pòrcel in Música de poetes

    A selection of Rosselló-Pòrcel’s poems set to music: “A Mallorca, durant la guerra civil” …

  • Lisbeth Salas

    Ramon Erra

    The first book I ever read was El tren que va perdre una roda (The Train That Lost a …

  • Sílvia Alcàntara

    I was born in the Berguedà region, on a Sunday, Carnival time, in 1944. I know it was …

  • Incerta glòria [Uncertain Glory], 1956

    Winner of the 1955 Joanot Martorell Prize, this novel is divided into four parts around …

  • Sonet

    M. del Mar Bonet sings this poem of Rosselló-Pòrcel.

  • "Picasso in words" award 2012

  • Destino (Destiny)

    An animated short film by Roy Disney (2003) based on sketches by Dalí and commissioned by …

  • La Pubilleta (The Little Heiress)

    A poem by Frederic Soler recited by David Espunya.

  • Maurici Serrahima

    In a literary tradition like that of Catalonia, which is so lacking in personal documents, …

  • "Picasso in words" award 2011

  • "Picasso in words" award 2010

  • Mareny Remembers Ferran de Pol

    Documentary by Eloi Tomàs on the life and works of Ferran de Pol in the context of Arenys …

  • 'El corn' (The Horn)

    Story by Lluís Ferran de Pol in the collection Tríptic.

  • Salvador Dalí

    Figueres, 1904-1989. Painter, sculptor, decorator and writer. The son of a notary, he …