lunes, abril 29, 2013

Kadija Sesay, SABLE LitMagazine de UK

He sido invitada, una de las noches en Accra, Ghana, a leer junto a Kadija (George) Sesay, escritora afrodescendiente de Sierra Leona que reside en UK. ¡Qué nervios!
http://literature.britishcouncil.org/kadija-george

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Kadija Sesay, SABLE LitMagazine Publisher/Managing Editor


Kadija (George) Sesay is the founder of SABLE LitMag, SABLE LitFest and the SABLE Writer’s HotSpot. She is the editor of several anthologies of work by writers of African and Asian descent, the latest fiction one being, Dreams Miracles and Jazz: New Adventures in African Fiction (Picador Africa 2008) edited with Helon Habila. She is the series editor for the Inscribe imprint for Peepal Tree Press; their first anthology is Red: Contemporary Black British Poetry (2010) and an Associate Editor for Callaloo. She has published her own poetry, short stories, essays and articles in magazines, journals, anthologies and encyclopaedias in the UK, USA and Africa and has been broadcast on BBC World Service.  Her first poetry collection Irki will be published by Peepal Tree Press in December 2012.

Kadija has co-ordinated various large and small scale literary events around the world and is the founder of SABLE LitFest and the SABLE Writers HotSpot. She is the General Secretary of African Writers Abroad (PEN) Centre, a Fellow of the George Bell Institute and a Fellow of the Kennedy Arts Centre of Performance Arts Management. She has received several awards for her work in the creative arts.

www.kadijasesay.com

www.discoveryourfuture.wordpress.com


Fuente: http://www.sablelitmag.org/about-us/editors/

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"Odio los fluidos que se me salen del cuerpo cada veintiséis días." Yolanda Arroyo Pizarro (Guaynabo, 1970). Es novelista, cuentista y ensayista puertorriqueña. Fue elegida una de las escritoras latinoamericanas más importantes menores de 39 años del Bogotá39 convocado por la UNESCO, el Hay Festival y la Secretaría de Cultura de Bogotá por motivo de celebrar a Bogotá como Capital Mundial del libro 2007. Acaba de recibir Residency Grant Award 2011 del National Hispanic Cultural Center en Nuevo México. Es autora de los libros de cuentos, ‘Avalancha’ (2011), ‘Historias para morderte los labios’ (Finalista PEN Club 2010), y ‘Ojos de Luna’ (Segundo Premio Nacional 2008, Instituto de Literatura Puertorriqueña; Libro del Año 2007 Periódico El Nuevo Día), además de los libros de poesía ‘Medialengua’ (2010) y Perseidas (2011). Ha publicado las novelas ‘Los documentados’ (Finalista Premio PEN Club 2006) y Caparazones (2010, publicada en Puerto Rico y España).

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