From May 17 to 26, the 35th edition of the León National Book Fair, Fenal, will take place at Poliforum León; The themes will be Counterculture, Comic Mental Health and will feature literary and artistic activities, exhibitions, workshops and much more.

This edition will feature the presence of the Spanish author Rosa Montero, who will participate in various activities during the first weekend of the Fenal and will also receive the Commitment to Letters Recognition, on Friday, May 17 at 1:00 p.m. , due to his career with great impact in Mexico, contributing to literature through more than 20 publications, including novels, biographical essays, stories for children, story books and various pedagogical and training efforts for new writers.

In addition, on May 17, at 6:00 p.m., Rosa Moreno, accompanied by the author Aura Garíca-Jundo, will present her book The danger of being sane; On Saturday the 18th, he will give the conference A personal poetics, about writing and literary creation, at 1:00 p.m. to later sign books; Finally, on Sunday the 18th at 1:00 p.m., she will participate in the chronicle dialogue table titled true storieswhere the author Hiram Ruvalcaba will also be present.

There will also be the presence of the Spanish author Alice Kellen, who on May 18 at 6:00 p.m. will give the talk A life between characters and broadcasts.

Other activities that you will find at the Fenal are: the discussion José Agustín and the counterculture with the participation of Agustín Ramírez and JM Servín; table Where is the counterculture today? with Alejandro González Castillo and Georgina Hidalgo Vivas, and Emiliano Escoto as moderator; The conference Tools for emotional intelligence taught by Silvia Olmedo; the talk living with pain by Arnoldo Kraus and Mauricio Montiel Figueiras; table Mexican cartoon con Idalia Candelas, Ricardo Pelaez, Laura Nallely Hermández Nieto and Héctor Germán Santarriaga, and the Cosplay Contest in collaboration with Studio IngeniArte focused on comic, manga and video game characters.

Likewise, the Meeting of Reading Promoters and the Sing for Peace concert will be held, performed by the representative choir of the Community Children’s Choirs in the company of Maruca Hernández.

To celebrate the 35 years of the Book Fair, the Retrocartel Fenal exhibition will be held, which will be made up of large-format pieces of posters that share the official image of the fair in each of its editions, from its beginning until 2024. .

Without a doubt, the León Book Fair is a good opportunity to explore the city and enter the literary world.

You can visit the fair from May 17 to 26, at Poliforum León, from Monday to Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.; Friday to Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. On Friday the 17th the hours will be from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

If you want to know more details about Fenal, visit the official website of the León Book Fair.


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