FILBo have a literary, cultural, academic and professional program that will bring together all the actors of the book production chain in the country, together with Mexican publishers, distributors and booksellers who will be at the Fair with a sample of their culture and editorial production for all visitors.
For 15 days, Bogotá will once again become the cultural and literary epicenter of the country, with activities for all audiences.
Let's celebrate together 35th anniversary of the most important cultural event in Colombia!
Guest of honor, Mexico
From the moment freedom of expression ceases to be ours, it is no longer freedom. If we cannot state that there are murders perpetrated against women out of some kind of hate, then the language is betraying us.
Literature is not here to bring us answers but to generate questions
Jean Baptiste del Amo
The books contain the words of the wise, the examples of the ancients, the customs, the laws and the religion.
In pain there is something luminous and revealing [...] empathy does not grow and you do not understand the fragility that surrounds human life.
Literature is the best way to evade reality. It lands you with new tools.
The illustrator's look is always different [...] the authors want to draw with our hands
It is easier to see the limits of others than your own. We do not understand that in diversity there is a hidden richness
The world has a historical debt with the black populations, for the period of slavery; However, decoloniality proposes putting aside that debt, healing the pain and moving on.
I have written more against violence than with violence, because for me violence is what each subjectivity delimits an action as violent.
Perhaps if men read more women's stories, different women's stories, they would be more likely to see women as fully human, and less as objects that exist to satisfy their needs.