Join us for a conversation with award-winning author and screenwriter Miguel Yarull. Having written short stories and screenplays, Miguel is now introducing his first novel, Guapo. This novel is the story of a man torn by the violence in his family and society. Guapo offers an unflinching look at multiple generations of a military family in the Dominican Republic.
Enjoy this bilingual conversation between Dr. Sophie Maríñez and the author
in-person at 199 Chambers St., Room N-488
About Miguel Yarull
Screenwriter, author and composer, Miguel started out writing songs in the 90s for Regata, helping establish Spanish Rock as a cultural phenom in the Dominican Republic In 2008, Miguel publishes his first short stories book, Bichán, considered by many a reference in post modern Dominican literature. His first produced script, La Gunguna, became a game changer in the up and coming Dominican cinema industry, and is, to this day, its most awarded film. Miguel has twice won the “La Silla National Award” for best screenplay, as well as several national and international awards for his literary work. Miguel lives in Santo Domingo, where he currently runs W Room, the first writers room in the Dominican, developing features, documentaries and serial content for the Dominican and international entertainment industry.
This event is co-sponsored by Professors Eda Henao, Francisca Suárez, Ángeles Donoso, and Berenice Darwich.