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Serge Legrand-Vall, looking for the 1936 Barcelona

Serge Legrand-Vall, looking for the 1936 Barcelona

Serge Legrand-Vall is a native of Montauban, in the south of France, and grandson of Spanish refugees. He lives and writes between Bordeaux and Toulouse. After three novels published by Elytis, one of which led him to a residency in the Marquesas islands, he received a writing scholarship in 2017 from the Nouvelle Aquitaine region...
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Sylvia Arthur: "Yes, I am a British woman, but I am also black woman"

Sylvia Arthur: “Yes, I am a British woman, but I am also black woman”

Article from  GENTE CORRIENTE
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Jiwar Writing Program 2018

Jiwar Writing Program 2018

  The Indian writer, translator, cultural journalist and literacy activist Arundhati Deosthale, the Uruguayan Quebec-based writer and language teacher Lucía Flores and the London-born young writer and storyteller Adjoa Wiredu were selected to come to Jiwar into this year’s Writing Program. Here they will work each on experiences as a literacy activist, on a novel...
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Melisa Freund - Playwriter in residence 2018/01-02

Melisa Freund – Playwriter in residence 2018/01-02

Born in Buenos Aires in 1980. Is a graduate in Dramaturgy from the School of Dramatic Arts of the city of Buenos Aires (School of Dramatic Art-EAD) She attended private dramaturgy workshops. She completed a Master’s degree in playwriting at the National University of Arts (UNA). She is currently in process of writing her thesis...
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BTV 2013 Making neighbourhood 1st edition (ENG subtitles)

BTV 2013 Making neighbourhood 1st edition (ENG subtitles)

About the exhibition of the first edition of Making negihbourhood project in 2013 with the artists Sydelle Willow Smith, Andrei Farcasanu, Thomas Strickland and Jessica Lott.
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Artist in residency Tanja Mastilo

Artist in residency Tanja Mastilo

Tanja Mastilo is a Serbian-born Danish writer, who had her playwriting debut in 2015 with production ’Secrets’, (Why Not Theatre Company, Copenhagen), which was nominated for the best international production in Denmark for that year by one of the leading Danish theatre blogs (www.cphculture.dk). Since then, Tanja has written ‘Mr Tesla Played’, a monologue about...
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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 three months of a Masters degree in 2017, culminating in Places in Paris. In...
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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 novel Le congrès des laids, (in English The uglys’ congress) edited by Hurtubise HMH  in 2001 and also its Spanish translation, El congreso de los feos, edited by Planeta in Uruguay in 2015. That novel had a good reception since...
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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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