Collective residencies / Young Catalan and Palestinian Playwrights / Olot


From Thursday, 13 April 2023 to Thursday, 20 April 2023

Screenwriter and playwright, coordinator of the European project Be Part (PEN Català)
Sant Cugat (Catalonia)


Cultural manager, screenwriter and playwright. She has a long and proven experience in the creative sector, as a manager but also as a content creator. She is a member of the Catalan PEN board a non-political organisation that promotes literature and freedom of expression. As a playwright she has had several works performed and her plays have been translated into French, Portuguese, Russian, English and Italian. She has also received the Theatre Critics award for Best Play in 2008 and the Maria Teresa León award. She has worked also as a scriptwriter for TV and for the Internet, scripting fiction series’ and interactive documentaries. She is also a member of the Catalan Screenwriters Guild (GAC).


Gemma Rodríguez of El PEN Català, in collaboration with the Ramon Llull Institute and Æter Publishing Services, coordinates this literary residency in Catalonia for 6 young Catalan and Palestinian playwrights. In 2021, PEN Català and the Ramon Llull Institute started a collaboration that resulted in the celebration of the Be Part residency. Grow With Arts for young emerging European writers and in a collective publication. Given the success of that first call, this new residency has been organized with the focus on the Arab world and specifically on Palestinian literature and culture.

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