Bashkim Shehu

(Tirana, 1955)
CCCB  Miquel Taverna, 2012

This writer has published several novels and books of short stories which have been translated into French, English, Italian, Catalan and Spanish, among other languages. The books to have been published in Spain are Confesión junto a una tumba vacía (Confession beside an empty grave, Ed. Península, 1998. Autobiographical novel) and L'últim viatge d'Ago Ymeri (The last journey of Ago Ymeri, Meteòra, 2001. Version in Catalan and Spanish. Fictional novel).

In 1997 he was received by the International Parliament of Writers in Barcelona in the framework of the Asylum City Programme.

He is currently advisor at the CCCB. Co-ordinator of the cycles of lectures East or East/East-West (2000) and World and Experiences (2001).

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