Telling Big Stories with Few Words

‘Microstories’ offer a brief and moving glimpse into the lives of their characters. Ana María Shua, one of the best-known Argentinian writers, has mastered this genre, earning herself the title ‘Queen of the Microstory’. Icelandic author Halldóra Thoroddsen has also worked with this genre, with a published microstory collection titled 90 Scenes from my Memory. Halldóra and Ana María will acquaint the audience with their work in this powerful genre, showcasing its strengths and wonders.

Telling Big Stories with Few Words: Ana María Shua & Halldóra Thoroddsen

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