Monday, April 16, 2012

Presenting “The Best of Barcelona INK”

I am thrilled to announce Catalonia Press’ new book, The Best of Barcelona INK, available in both print and electronic editions. Barcelona INK is a Barcelona-based literary magazine, edited by Ryan Chandler. It features short stories, essays, poems, artwork, and interviews of English-speaking writers based in Barcelona.

The launch for The Best of Barcelona INK will be held April 20, at 7pm, at the Universitat de Barcelona, Josep Carner Building (Aribau, 2) in Barcelona. Matthew Tree, Michael Eaude, David C. Hall, Stephen Burgen, Lynn Baiori, Lesley Galeote, and Gloria Montero will all speak. Please come!

You can download a sample of the book in EPUB format (for most ereaders, including Apple iPad/iPhone/iPod touch, Sony Reader, Kobo, and others) and Kindle/mobi (for all Amazon readers).

This first volume of The Best of Barcelona INK includes short stories and essays by:

Michael Eaude (on Amazon, Goodreads)
Stephen Burgen (on Amazon, Goodreads, LibraryThing
Simon Newman (on Amazon US, Amazon UK, Barcelona Metropolitan, PO Life)
Richard Manchester (on Amazon, Facebook)
Gloria Montero (on Barcelona Metropolitan, Interview)
Matthew Tree (Amazon, Goodreads, Facebook, Twitter)
Jeff King
Lynn Baiori (email, Trilengua)
Sameer Rawal
David C. Hall (website, on Amazon, Facebook, Barcelona Skyline, Google)
John Short
Haarlson Phillipps (website, Facebook, Amazon, Smashwords)
Màrius Serra (website, Wikipedia, Twitter)
James Beddington
P.J. Kavanagh (Wikipedia)
Leah Ganse (email, LinkedIn)
Anna Chieppa (email)
Tony Tysoe
Lesley Galeote (email)

“The Best of Barcelona INK” features poetry by:

Philip Levine (Wikipedia, Amazon)
Pauline Stainer (Wikipedia, Bloodaxe Books)
Jamie McKendrick (Wikipedia)
D. Sam Abrams (Wikipedia, Facebook)
Joan Margarit (website, Wikipedia)
Alan Jenkins (Wikipedia)
Richard Gwyn (website, blog, Amazon)
Tom Chandler
Robert W. Service (Wikipedia)
Tom Edge
Mark Reading (website)

Finally, there are short interviews of
Colm Tóibín (website, Amazon, Wikipedia)
Ian Rankin (website, Amazon, Wikipedia, Twitter, Goodreads)
D. Sam Abrams (see above, under poets)
Richard Gwyn (see above, under poets)
Najat El Hachmi (Wikipedia, Goodreads, Amazon)
Matthew Tree (see above, under writers)
Steve Toltz (website, Wikipedia, Amazon)
Elena Moya (website, Amazon, Goodreads)
Rupert Thomson (Wikipedia, Amazon)
Lydia Lunch (website, Wikipedia)

And we mustn’t forget the artwork and poetry of the editor, Ryan Chandler.