Writers in residency in Jiwar in the

April Writing program:

 

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Anne Hayden

Anne Hayden is from Cork, Ireland, and lives in Dublin. Her short fiction has been published in Incubator magazine and the Irish Times where she has been shortlisted for a Hennessy New Irish Writing award. She has an MA Journalism from NUI Galway and recently completed the Stinging Fly Six-Month Fiction Workshop in Dublin. She is taking a short career break from her job as a newspaper subeditor and will spend her time at Jiwar working on a collection of short stories.

Tomaso Merlo

I was born in Italy on June 1973. After my Master in Business Administration, I worked for thirteen years in international relief and development. I worked in East Europe, Africa, Middle East and Central Asia countries as project manager and head of mission work for both NGOs and UN agencies. Since 2008 I have written 13 books, the first two books were reports on my missions while in 2011 I started writing Pulp Novel. Pulp is a style that doesn’t care about manners; it is direct and spontaneous. It is life in its rawness and truth. Pulp likes smiling and keeps its feet on planet Earth.

More info on: www.tommasomerlo.com

Che Yeun

Che is working on a collection of short stories that explore deviance and belonging in contemporary Asia. Che grew up in Korea, Singapore, China, Hungary, and Japan, before pursuing studies in the history and philosophy of science at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Cambridge. Her publications can be found at www.cheyeun.com