Update April 7th

Update April 7th


We just added all the info about workshops in the program page. If you’re already registered, don’t forget to register to workshops at the email convivenciasbizarras@gmail.com. Some of these workshops need some previous work to be done by you in oder to fully enjoy the activity.

These are the four workshops that will take place:

How to create inclusive characters, with Alejandro Marcos Ortega (to be held in Spanish)
Humour is serious business, with Sergi Álvarez (to be held in Spanish)
How to Outline an Awesome Novella, with Christoph Paul
Writing in the language of dreams, with Laura Lee Bahr

We have also added the lecture: El bizarro como arma contra el fascismo (Bizarro as a weapon against fascism), by Inés Arias de Reyna.

There are still some panels and lectures to be confirmed. Readings are also to be confirmed. If you want to read your material in public, please let us know.


We have updated the list of attendees.

Update January 25th

Update January 25th


We just set up a FAQs section on this page to solve some of the questions you’ve been asking. You can visit it here.


We already have our first confirmed activities. Please refer to the program here. There will be writing workshops with Sergi Álvarez (in Spanish), Alejandro Marcos Ortega (in Spanish) and Laura Lee Bahr (in English). Previous registration is required for these workshops (5€ each). There will be a meeting for publishing industry professionals, and a lecture on Bizarro Fiction. This is what’s confirmed for the moment. We’ll anounce more activities when new people is registered.


Yes, there will also be some activies Off-Bizarro Retirement which will be open to the public and which you can check out in the program. There will be a special surprise event in Barcelona the day before and Vallbidrera Library will be hosting an exhibit of Bizarro books and there will also be a lecture on July 6th. There will also be a Lit House Reading Series event in Barcelona.

Register before February 5th and get a discount:

If you register before Feb. 5th you’ll get a small discount and you’ll be helping us booking spaces.


Confirmed publishing houses attending: King Shot Press (USA), Clash Books (USA), Antipersona, SECC Edicions and Orciny Press. More TBA.