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Agustín Fernández Mallo

Agustín Fernández Mallo

Agustín Fernández Mallo, author of the novel Trilogía de la Guerra, Biblioteca Breve Award, (in English The Things We´ve Seen, English PEN Award), and of the essay Teoría general de la basura (General Theory of Garbage). He has written Proyecto Nocilla (Nocilla Dream, Nocilla Experience, Nocilla Lab), translated into several languages, and El hacedor (by Borges), Remake (The Maker, (by Borges)), Remake) and Limbo. His poetry books are in Ya nadie se llamará como yo (Nobody Will Be Called Like Me Anymore). With Postpoesía (Postpoetry) he was a finalist for the Anagrama Essay Award. He is also the author of La mirada imposible (The Impossible Look), and a co-author of Wittgenstein, arquitecto (Wittgenstein, architect) (Galaxia Gutenberg).

Session

The Things We've Seen

Agustín Fernández Mallo in conversation with Subhro Bandopadhyay | Translator: Sharmila Bhushan

Celebrated and award winning Spanish writer and physicist Agustín Fernández Mallo weaves together interconnections, reinterpretation and appropriations across the span of human existence. His novel Trilogía de la guerra translated into English as The Things We’ve Seen, panoramically examines the scale of human existence in the 21st century. In conversation with poet Subhro Bandopadhyay, Mallo discusses the nuances of his vibrant narrative style and shares perspectives on the evolving nature of Spanish literature across its many worlds.