Oct 08 Ana Garcia Bergua

Ana García Bergua was born in Mexico City in 1960.....

...She is widely known in Mexico as a journalist and her weekly column 'Y ahora paso a retirarme' ('And now I'm off to retire') in Mexico's La Jornada Semanal is much acclaimed. Her award-winning first novel, El umbral: Travel and Adventures (The Threshold 1993) was followed by the intriguing Púrpura (Purple) in 1999; Rosas Negras (Black Roses) in 2004 and her most recent work, La isla de bobos (The Island of Fools) in 2007. She has worked in the theatre as a set designer, carried out historical research with the publishing house Clio, and is a regular contributor to newspapers and journals in Mexico.


by Mexican Writer


Friday, 31st of October, 2008 - 2.00 p.m. - Boole 1



Sponsored by the Ministry of Foreign Relations and the Embassy of Mexico in Ireland.

Centre for Mexican Studies

Room 1.51, First Floor - Block B East, O'Rahilly Building, University College Cork Ireland