‘I don’t write to win prizes, I write because I can only narrate’

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What was it that made Yulieth Mora, the winner of the X National Short Story Prize La Cueva, turn off the light and decide to stay inside?, surrounded by darkness, savoring the warm caress of silence, while outside, in the Bogotá of anger, laughter, rain, broken dreams, unfinished loves, continued the indifferent symphony of common … Read more

Maaza Mengiste: “I write to enter into a conversation that began millennia ago”

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American writer Maaza Mengiste, in 2019. NINA SUBIN Through the computer screen, the big brown eyes and the engaging smile of Maaza Mengiste abolish the distance. The rapid spread of the Omicron variant convinced the writer to cancel her visit to France in mid-December. “Everything changed so quickly, she explains from her office in New … Read more

“To write is to dive into your childhood memories”: the best-of from Boomerang

To write is to dive into your childhood memories the

All the unusual moments of “Boomerang” can be found in the best-of of the week. Augustin Trapenard received director Jane Campion, comedian Panayotis Pascot, author Nadja, actress Aure Atika and novelist Antoine Wauters. “To write is to dive into your childhood memories” – Writer Antoine Wauters in Boomerang this week © Getty / Juana Mari … Read more

“I did not write thinking of winning the Nobel”: Abdulrazak Gurnah

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Sharjah, UAE.- This Wednesday the 40th edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF, for its acronym in English), in the United Arab Emirates and its first day featured the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature 2021, Abdulrazak Gurnah (Zanzibar, 1948). His presentation was the first public event in which he participated since the … Read more