| The event will be held in Mirador de Bahía (next to the Club de Regatas) at 9:00 pm, prior registration at maresdepapel.es | Santiago Posteguilo is the next guest of the Mares de papel literary cycle, whose meeting will be held next Thursday, August 27 (9:00 p.m.) as usual in Mirador de Bahía, Mazarrón (together with the Club de Regatas).
The cycle is organized by the Department of Culture of the Mazarrón City Council and coordinated by the journalist and writer Lola Gracia.
It has been held since July 13, it will end on September 3 with Máximo Huerta. This window to literature encourages the author to meet his readers and future readers in an event to encourage reading that is held outdoors and with all the precautions and protocols for the prevention of coronavirus: taking the temperature of the attendees and of personal data, separation of more than one meter of distance and the use of the mandatory mask throughout the event.
Admission is free until full capacity is reached, prior registration at maresdepapel.es Santiago Posteguillo (Valencia, 1967) is a Spanish writer who has achieved fame for several novels whose plot takes place in ancient Rome.
On October 16, 2018, he was awarded the Planeta Prize with his novel Yo, Julia. In his beginnings as a writer during adolescence he became interested in the crime novel, but it was in his childhood, at the age of six, when his passion for Ancient Rome was born after visiting the Italian capital and being shocked by what he saw. Santiago Posteguillo is a philologist, linguist and European doctor from the University of Valencia.
He studied creative literature at Denison University, in Granville (Ohio), United States and linguistics and translation in Great Britain. He is a tenured professor at the Jaume I University of Castellón, where he teaches classes on English literature, especially on 19th-century narrative, paying attention, in turn, to Elizabethan theater and the relationship between English and North American literature and film, the music and other arts.
Despite being able to live off the benefits of his novels, he affirms that he is passionate about teaching, which nourishes him and allows him to be in contact with the youth, whom he considers an extraordinary source of knowledge. He has received the Prize for Historical Literature (2013) and the Prize for Valencian Letters, among other awards, his trilogy on Scipio the African launched him to fame and won him thousands of loyal readers.