FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 1, 2010
LAUNCH OF THE NOVEL
El futuro ya no es lo que era antes (The future is not what it used to be)
by Carlos Somocurcio Llamosas.
Art and Literature Mapalé & Publishing Inc. (Mapalé Editions) is pleased to announce its most recent publication, El futuro ya no es lo que era antes (The future is not what it used to be). This novel narrates the experiences of Gonzalo, a Peruvian engineer with a promising future but instead becomes the protagonist of an unexpected world, contrary in many ways to his expectations and dreams. In just a short time the readers witness a series of transformations not only in the characters but in the society in which they live and the changes on the ethical and morals values.
Carlos Somocurcio Llamosas was born in Lima, Peru. He studied economy at National University Mayor San Marcos and Businesses Administration at School of Graduates Businesses Administration (ESAN). In 2009 Somocurcio was awarded with a literary prize for his short story A Successful Man. This context is organized annually since 2004 by Nuestra Palabra (Our Word) in Toronto.
Currently Carlos lives with his family in Waterdown, Ontario.
MEET THE WRITER AT THE FOLLOWINGS EVENTS:
Book Launch: Reading-Dialogue Living Expression (info)
This event is organized by the XIX Festival de la palabra y de la image. Six books from Latin-Canadian writers living in different Canadian cities will be launched at this event.
Date: Friday, November 12th, 2010
Time: 3:30 pm to 7:00 pm (Free admission)
Place: Boccaccio Room at the Columbus Centre, 901 Lawerece Ave. W. Toronto, ON, Canada.
Book Launch: Bohemian Night (info)
This event is organized by Mapalé Editions
Date: Saturday, November 27th, 2010
Time: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. (Admission $12, includes coffee, tea, and “bocaditos” and live music)
Place: Cuppedia. Café-Galeria. 97 Main Street, Ottawa, ON, Canada.
Book Launch: Peruvian Culture (info)
This event is organized by Mapalé Editions in collaboration with the Gatineau Municipal Library and the Montcalm Gallery of the City of Gatineau. The Festival of the Peruvian Culture organized by the Peruvian Association of Ottawa and Gatineau will take place at the Agora the same day! As well, the Montcalm Gallery which is exhibiting Peruvian artists, will be open to the public from 12 noon to 4 pm.
Date: Sunday, November 28th, 2010
Time: 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. (Free admission)
Place: Agora Gilles-Rocheleau, Maison du citoyen, 25 Laurier St, Gatineau, QC, Canada
For more information visit: http://www.artemapale.com/Carlos_Somocurcio.html
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