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


Geovannys Manso, poetry, Cuba

Lindo Kushle, non fiction, SouthAfrica

The shortlisted authors for the grant were:

Emilio Jurado Naón (Argentina)

Khaled Alesmael (Siria)

Nicolás Barrasa (Argentina)

Adébólà Rayó (Nigeria)

Saubhik de Sarkar (India)

Non granted selected authors:

Lauren Carroll Harris, non fiction, Australia

Lucía Flores, fiction, Quebec, Canada


Adjoa Wiredu, non fiction, UK

María Beltrán, theatre, Spain

Michal Zigmunt, fiction, Poland