Kirmen URIBE (novelist, poet, essayist; Spain). His first novel Bilbao-New York-Bilbao earned him Spain’s 2008 National Fiction Prize, and has been translated into fifteen languages; his poems have appeared in The New Yorker and elsewhere.Elkarrekin esnatzeko ordua [The Hour of Waking Together] was published in 2017. He participates courtesy of the Etxepare Basque Institute.
Anatxu ZABALBEASCOA is an art historian and journalist whose books on Spanish architecture and art are widely respected in the world scene. She is the author of two novels, En otros ojos ("In Other Eyes"; Alba Editorial, 1996), and The Everlasting Return (in progress), and a short story collection, Anima Animal. Her numerous texts for exhibition catalogs and her books on art history are published in London, New York, Madrid and Barcelona, with editions in German and Greek.
Eugenia RICO (novelist; Spain) is the founder of the magazine Multiversidad. Her first novel Los amantes tristes [The Sad Lovers] (2000), was followed in 2002 by the Azorín Award- winning La muerte blanca [White Death], and La edad secreta [The Secret Age] in 2004.