Sunday, October 26, 2008

In Search of the Audiencia: The Future of Spanish-Language Publishing in the United States (1 of 3)

Thursday, November 6 at 7.00 pm

Literature at Americas Society


Americas Society
680 Park Avenue, at 68th Street
New York City

RSVP: (212) 277-8359 or

This event is part of the Society’s Immigration and Writing Series.
Americas Society and The Hispanic New York Project invite you to a panel discussion with representatives from the forefront of Spanish-language publishing who will examine the challenges of this burgeoning segment of the U.S. publishing industry:

Milena Alberti-Pérez, Director of Vintage Español / Random House

Patricia Arancibia, Manager, Editor, Buyer at Barnes &

Ignacio Domínguez, Director of Cultural Industries, Trade Commission of the Embassy of Spain, Miami, representing "America Reads Spanish"

Fernando Gubbins, Editor-in-Chief of
Primera Revista Latinoamericana de Libros (PRL)

Cecilia Molinari, Editor and Managing Editor,

Claudio Iván Remeseira, Director of the Hispanic New York Project of the American Studies Program at Columbia University, will moderate the discussion.

The Department of Literature at the Americas Society addresses Americas Society's mission through the organization of public programs and the publication of its acclaimed magazine, Review: Literature and Arts of the Americas. Since 1967, it has maintained an active schedule of bilingual readings, lectures, book presentations, and conferences featuring Latin American, Caribbean, and Canadian writers. The Literature Department is supported by The New York State Council on the Arts and The Reed Foundation. Special thanks to Amalia Lacroze de Fortabat, Honorary Benefactor of the Literature Department and Review magazine. Please visit for more information.

The Hispanic New York Project is hosted by Columbia University's American Studies Program, whose director is the noted literary critic and scholar Andrew Delbanco. Its main goals are to promote the Latino and Latin American cultural heritage of New York City and to serve as a venue for communication and collaboration among writers, artists and intellectuals. The HNYP is directed by the writer and journalist Claudio Iván Remeseira. For more information about the HNYP, go to

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