Artwork by Perico Pastor


7:30 p.m. Sebastià Alzamora, author of Blood Crime, in conversation with writer Ed Lin
Co-organized with McNally Jackson, Institut Ramon Llull, and Soho Press
• McNally Jackson Books, 52 Prince St, New York, NY


6:30 p.m. Beauty and the Beast: Classic Tales About Animal Brides and Grooms from Around the World with Professor Maria Tatar (Harvard) and Professor Christopher Wood (NYU)
Co-organized with Deutsches Haus and Penguin Random House
• Deutsches Haus, 42 Washington Mews, New York, NY


6:30 p.m. Maria Cabrera, 2016 Carles Riba Poetry Award winner, with translator Mary Ann Newman, and moderator Adrian Nathan West
Co-organized with Words Without Borders and Institut Ramon Llull
• El Born Restaurant, 651 Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn, NY


6:30 p.m. Night of the Translators with Mara Faye Lethem, Mary Ann Newman, moderator Sal Robinson
Co-organized with Shakespeare&Co. and The Bridge Series
• Shakespeare&Co. 939 Lexington Ave,New York, NY


3:00 – 5:30 p.m. Tell Me A Dragon (Kids Program)
Co-organized with the Queens Library
• Queens Library, 38-23 104th St.Corona, NY

7:00 p.m. Abdellatif Laâbi’s Poems of Love and Struggle with translator Donald Nicholson-Smith and Professor Robyn Creswell (Yale)
Co-organized with Archipelago Books, La Maison Française, and Albertine Books
• La Maison Française, 16 Washington Mews, New York, NY

At dusk (around 8:00 p.m.) St.Jordi NYC: A Video Mapping of Deutsches Haus at NYU by Laia Cabrera and Isabelle Duverger
• Deutsches Haus, 42 Washington Mews, New York, NY


11:00 a.m. Reading of Komodo! by Peter Sis (Kids Program)
• Word Up Community Book Shop, 2113 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY

1:00 p.m. Legend of Sant Jordi (Kids Program)
• Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling, 898 St Nicholas Ave, New York, NY

2:00 p.m. Reading of Life Doesn’t Frighten Me by Maya Angelou with illustrations by Jean-Michel Basquiat (Kids Program)
• Sister’s Uptown Bookstore, 1942 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY

4:00 p.m. Reading José Martí with translator Esther Allen (Baruch) and Professor Ana Dopico (NYU)
• Word Up Community Book Shop, 2113 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY

6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Werk Work: A Night of New Writing with Jaime Shearn Coan, Shari Goldhagen, Rakesh Satyal, and Ryan Tracy
Organized by Xavier Acarín and Ryan Tracy and co-presented with the Deutsches Haus
• Deutsches Haus, 42 Washington Mews, New York, NY

9:00 – 11:00 p.m. Aranese-Occitan Night with musicians Alidé Sans and Paulin Courtial, and poets Pierre Joris and Nicole Peyrafitte
• Red Room KGB Bar, 85 E 4th St, New York, NY


10:00 a.m. (opening hours vary) St.Jordi Bookstore Crawl: Buy a book, get a rose! At Housing Works - McNally Jackson - Bluestockings - Logos Bookstore - Shakespeare & Co. - Rizzoli Bookstore


LATEA Theater at the Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural Center, 107 Suffolk St, New York, NY

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Legend of Sant Jordi, Jocs Florals, Elektro Books&Roses, and Dragons Selfies Contest (Kids Program)

12:45 – 2:00 p.m. Concert by Albert Marquès Trio + Dave Juarez Organized by Alexis Cuadrado, with special guests Lady Dadà, L’Art de la Memòria Edicions and Open Cultural Center

2:45 p.m. Barça vs. Madrid Watch Party
• 230 Fifth Rooftop Bar, 230 5th Ave, New York, NY


911: There Is a Dead Dragon in the Library! (Teen Program)
Co-organized with the New York Public Library
• Hamilton Grange Library

Poster (PDF)
Leaflet (PDF)

Sant Jordi in New York: Dragons & Books & Roses is organized by The Farragut Fund for Catalan Culture in the U.S. and the Catalan Institute of America with the support of DIPLOCAT as part of their #BooksAndRoses campaign, and with the additional support of the Institut Ramon Llull.

We are grateful to Giro Pack and Alsina for their support for the Video Mapping of the Deutsches Haus


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