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Jorge Carrión

Writer, cultural critic, and director of the Master in Literary Creation at the Pompeu Fabra University

Jorge Carrión holds a PhD in Humanities from Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, where he codirects the Master in Literary Creation UPF-BSM. From 2000 to 2005 he was a member of the editorial board of the now defunct magazine Lateral, and from 2006 to 2009 he co-directed the literary journal Quimera. He has been a contributor to the “Cultura/s” cultural supplement of the newspaper La Vanguardia for over fifteen years and writes regularly in other media, among them The New York Times.

He has published non-fiction books such as Viaje contra Espacio. Juan Goytisolo y W.G. Sebald (Iberoamericana, 2009), Teleshakespeare (Errata Naturae, 2011), Librerías (Finalist in the 2013 Anagrama Essay Prize), Barcelona. Libro de los pasajes (Galaxia Gutenberg, 2017), and Contra Amazon (Galaxia Gutenberg, 2019). Prominent among his experimental projects is Crónica de viaje (Aristas Martínez, 2014). He is the author of the trilogy Los muertos, Los huérfanos and Los turistas (Galaxia Gutenberg, 2014-2015). He writes comic scripts and has curatored several exhibitions (The Sebald Variations, CCCB, 2015; Todas las bibliotecas del mañana, Koldo Mitxelena Kulturunea, 2019). He has been translated into fifteen languages and has advised the Kosmopolis literary festival. Among his latest books we find Lo viral (Galaxia Gutenberg, 2019), Membrana (Galaxia Gutenberg, 2021) and Todos los museos son novelas de ciencia ficción (Galaxia Gutenberg, 2022).

Update: 14 December 2023



Anna Pacheco, Efraín Foglia, Felipe G. Gil, Irene Solà, Jorge Carrión, Libby Heaney, Liliana Arroyo, Maria Callís Cabrera, Taller Estampa

Jordi Carrión

Jordi Carrion

Jordi Carrion


Has participated in

Yuk Hui and Jorge Carrión

A revolution of ideas

Marcus du Sautoy, Elena Neira, Karina Gibert and Jorge Carrión

Algorithmic cultures

Samanta Schweblin

Anatomy of restlessness

Alessandro Baricco in conversation with Jorge Carrión

Augmented Humanity

Kosmopolis 2019

10th Amplified Literature Fest

Travels in Sketches

Travel literature through graphic fiction

Kosmopolis 2017

9th Amplified Literature Fest

Commented readings on W. G. Sebald books

Sebald Theatre

Narrating Google

Writing workshop and lecture

Primera Persona 2014

Autobiographic live sessions: pop music concerts, stand-up comedy, theatre and narrative

Chronicles from Overseas

200 Years of Latin American Independence

Sebald Variations

The Art of Storytelling