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Sergi Pàmies, Catalan master of short stories, is a renowned journalist and a prize-winning writer. He brings to London's audiences his long-awaited first English translation: The Art of Wearing a Trench Coat. A book to be found on the 'Fiction' shelves. International reporter and writer Ed Vulliamy's has reached the greatest achievements in journalism such as the Kapuściński Award. In his reporting, as well as with his books on music or painting, Vulliamy gathers facts for the reader.

Facts and fiction intertwine in a conversation with two authors whose biographies, we will discover, share very similar elements.


  • Ed Vulliamy (Journalist)

    Ed Vulliamy


    Ed Vulliamy is a journalist who has written for The Guardian and The Observer for three decades. Awarded with the Ryszard Kapuśiński Prize for literary reportage, he has also written about painting and music. Vulliamy's mother is the renowned children's author and illustrator Shirley Hughes. He proudly considers himself a national disgrace.

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  • Gala Sicart Olavide (Editor)

    Gala Sicart Olavide


    Gala Sicart Olavide is a translator, editor and, above all, an eager reader. She has worked for seven years at MacLehose Press and is currently collaborating with Mountain Leopard Press. Gala has published translations at OpenDemocracy and TheConversation. A member of New Spanish Books' panel of experts, she lives in London.

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  • Sergi Pàmies (Author)

    Sergi Pàmies


    Sergi Pàmies is a very regular presence in newspapers, radio, and television. Born in French exile, he is the author of three novels but best known for his short story collections. His previous literary awards include the 2007 City of Barcelona Prize and the eighth volume of stories, L'art de portar gavardina (The Art of Wearing a Trench Coat has already earned him both the 2019 Catalan Critics’ Prize and the 2019 Serra d’Or.

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Ticket + Book

This ticket grants you access to the event and secures a copy of 'THE ART OF WEARING A TRENCH COAT' by Sergi Pàmies.

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