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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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How Gemma Gorga poems have been translated into English

How Gemma Gorga poems have been translated into English

How an American poet discovered a Catalan poet and how she was translated and edited in English. Gemma Gorga’s Llibre dels minuts (2006) will be published in a bilingual Catalan/English edition by the Field Translation Series (Oberlin University Press) in 2019. In December, 2013, the award-winning American poet Sharon Dolin came for a residency at...
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Geoffrey Gates, writer in residence

Geoffrey Gates, writer in residence

Geoffrey Gates is an Australian writer resident at Jiwar for the month of September 2017. He has two published novels – A Ticket for Perpetual Locomotion (2005) and The Copyart Murders (2015). Whilst at Jiwar, Geoffrey is working on his current project, entitled Province – a novel about a fictitious Australian artist from the 1930s,...
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Nancy Hanway, writer in residence

Nancy Hanway, writer in residence

Biography Nancy Hanway’s short fiction and creative non-fiction has been published in The Florida Review, North Dakota Quarterly, Willow Review, WomenArts Quarterly, Washington Square Review, and in many other journals in the U.S. and internationally. She is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and was a finalist for the McKnight Fellowship in Creative Prose. She has...
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Iranian writer, Ghazaleh Hashemiazar

Iranian writer, Ghazaleh Hashemiazar

    Biography and Artist Statement  “I am Ghazaleh Hashemiazar, an Iranian writer who graduated from Karaj Islamic Azad University with a first class honors degree in Translation Studies in 2008. In 2011-2012 I moved to India to pursue higher education at the University of Pune where I got MA English with distinction. I was...
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Ghazaleh Hashemiazar wins the grant for the Writing program 2017

Ghazaleh Hashemiazar wins the grant for the Writing program 2017

Announcement. Selection for the Writing Program 2017. Ghazaleh Hashemiazar is the selected writer. This year there have been 58 writing projects which have competed to take part in the Jiwar Writing Program 2017 as granted writer. We have received projects in Arabic, Spanish, French and English from 22 different countries around the world. SHORTLISTED WRITERS:...
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Writing residency in April 2017. Open call.

Writing residency in April 2017. Open call.

Open Call for Writers In the context of Saint George’s Day, The Day of Books and Roses, Jiwar celebrates a month devoted to writing hosting 4 writers and developing an special program around writing and literature. All genders: fiction, non fiction, poetry, prose, theatre, … All languages. The communication language during the residency will be...
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Presentation Timo Malmi's short film

Presentation Timo Malmi’s short film

    TUESDAY 29TH NOVEMBER, 19h. FREE ENTRY. Jiwar Creacition and Society. C. Astúries 36, Pral.   Next Tuesday 29th November, Timo Malmi, resident in Jiwar, will present his short film called The Battle of Tampere. Timo will introduce the film with a brief explanation of its content and once the film is finished, there...
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Timo Malmi in Jiwar. Finnish writer.

Timo Malmi in Jiwar. Finnish writer.

Timo Malmi (1948) has published poems, prose, novels, scientific articles and non-fiction books. Love, yearning and war are themes that connect Malmi’s multifaceted work. His love poem collection Tuulensuu, minä rakastan sinua, was published in 2014 to honour the women who were killed in 1918 defending their city of Tampere in the Finnish Civil War....
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Che Yeun. Korean writer.

Che Yeun. Korean writer.

Che Yeun is a fiction writer from Seoul, Korea. “You hate Jun’s car, a cheap Korean imitation of a European masterpiece. But you see the envelope in his front shirt pocket. The same plain white envelope he gives you every time, the one full of green 10,000-won bills folded in half. You politely keep your...
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