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Nicholas Boggs, writer in residence

Nicholas Boggs, writer in residence

Nicholas Boggs is a writer based in New York City. During his time at JIWAR he is preparing for the publication of a new edition of a book he is co-editing and for which he wrote the Introduction, Little Man, Little Man: A Story of Childhood by James Baldwin, with illustrations by French artist Yoran...
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Adjoa Wiredu, writer selected Writing Program 2018

Adjoa Wiredu, writer selected Writing Program 2018

Adjoa Wiredu likes to capture personal experiences and process. Her home city, London has inspired much of her writing and two recent projects. The desire to learn more about storytelling led to a university module in Paris. There she studied for a Masters degree in 2017 in Paris, culminating in Places in Paris. In another...
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Lucía Flores, selected writer Writing Program 2018

Lucía Flores, selected writer Writing Program 2018

Lucía Flores is an Uruguayan writer, living in Quebec, Canada, for more than 30 years. She has published several children’s books among which we can find the french version of the novel Le congrès des laids, edited by Hurtubise HMH  in 2001 and also the Spanish version, El congreso de los feos, edited by Planeta Uruguay in 2015. That novel found a good welcome since the publication....
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Arundhati Deosthale, writer in residency

Arundhati Deosthale, writer in residency

Indian writer, translator, cultural journalist and a literacy activist Arundhati Deosthale presently lives and works in Sitla cluster of villages, near Mukteshwar, in the Himalayan region. She is a founder trustee with A & A Book Trust, an NGO which publishes children’s books from different countries for the underprivileged children living in Indian villages and...
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How Gemma Gorga poems have been translated into English

How Gemma Gorga poems have been translated into English

How an American poet discovered Catalan poet and how she was translated and edited in English. It’s Late It’s been a while since the last pair of animals climbed into the ark. An admirable job. The solitary ones have remained on earth, the unpaired, the ones marked with a red felt pen by God. The...
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Selected authors Writing Program April

Selected authors Writing Program April

Resolution of the Selection Committee. Writing program 2018 We have received 91 applications from authors from 32 countries and 11 writing languages: Spanish, English, French, dialectal Arabic, Hindi,  Bengali, Mazahua, Portuguese, Polish, Classic Arabic and Turkish. Winner full grant residence and travel: Arundhati Deosthale, non fiction, India Finalists: Geovannys Manso, poetry, Cuba Lindo Kushle, non...
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A library in Accra. Sylvia's Arthur presentation.

A library in Accra. Sylvia’s Arthur presentation.

The literary activist Sylvia Arthur presents her project Libreria One Library in Accra (Ghana) Thursday, the 22th of February 7 p.m. Biblioteca Vila de Gràcia Torrent de l’Olla, 104 (BCN) Presentation in English with translation into Catalan Jiwar books donation to Libreria “I started Libreria because I want Ghanaians to have access to the kind...
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Maluy Benet, photographer and writer

Maluy Benet, photographer and writer

She became interested in literature, and at fourteen she began to write poems and a personal diary; At fifteen, her first novel was over. She published children’s literature: Els visitants de Mont-virolat (Ed. La Nau); Juvenile literature: L’últim paradís, Missatge en un rellotge i Un café sol (Ed Tabarca); black novel: La cuscusera farcida, literary prize of l’Alcúdia; Els raigs sobre...
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Writing residency in April 2018. Open call.

Writing residency in April 2018. Open call.

Open Call for Writers. Three writers selected. One full grant. In the context of Saint George’s Day, Jiwar celebrates a month devoted to writing hosting 3 writers and developing an special program around writing and literature. All genders: fiction, non fiction, poetry, prose, theatre, cinema, … The communication language during the residency will be English. That...
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Justin Go, Artist in residency

Justin Go, Artist in residency

Justin Go was born in Los Angeles. He was educated at the University of California, Berkeley and University College London. His first novel, The Steady Running of the Hour, was published in 2014 by Simon & Schuster, and has been translated into twenty languages. Justin is in residency at Jiwar as a guest of the...
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