Nobel Prize winner for Literature Mo Yan to talk at San Marcos


Mo_YanThe Chinese author, Mo Yan, will be speaking at a conference on May 23 at San Marcos in Lima.

“The Republic of Wine” author Mo Yan, will be paying a visit to San Marcos University of Lima, Peru this Saturday May 23.

Winner of the Nobel Prize of Literature, the acclaimed Chinese writer will be participating in a conference of literature entitled, “Meeting of San Marcos with the writers of the Popular Republic of China.” The event will be held in the Auditorium José Antonio Russo Delgado of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.

Most popularly known for his works, “The Republic of Wine: A Novel” and “Red Sorghum Clan”, Mo Yan was born on February 17, 1955 in Shandong, China. He was referred to as “one of the most famous, oft-banned and widely pirated of all Chinese writers,” by Donald Morrison of the U.S. magazine TIME. He was awarded the Nobel Prize of Literature in 2012.

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