Bernardo Atxaga will tour Australia over the next days. He will be a guest of the 2014 Adelaide Writers' Week. That is part Adelaide's Festival, a main arts event in Australia. Bernardo Atxaga will also give talks in the universities of Sydney and Melbourne.
Bernardo Atxaga (Joseba Irazu Garmendia, Asteasu, Guipúzcoa, 1951) belongs to the group of young Basque writers that began publishing in his mother language, Euskera, in the Seventies. Graduated in Economics for the Bilbao University, he later studied Philosophy at the University of Barcelona.
How Atxaga is going to write his next book. Bernardo Atxaga writes his posts in basque in his blog. Astoarena (Donkey: the animal with good memory), Nevadako egunak (A Basque writer in the Far West), Paradisuaz (Poems and notes), and Gogoetak (On literature and other realities).