Participants SILA 2011
Alberto García-Teresa (Madrid, 1980) is a Ph.D. in philology.
He has been co-director of Helix and Jabberwock, and editor of Solaris. He has written and writes literary criticism in various media (newspaper Diagonal-in which has coordinated the section "Books" - or magazines Gigamesh, Prosthodontics, 2001, Culturama, where he directed the content of poetry, Arts Today, Speculum Ariadne-CR, or
In late 2010 he founded, along with Silvano Gozzer, Anatomy of a Red www.anatomiadered.com digital strategy consultancy that helps publishers to develop online business models and promotes projects own content on the Web
Born in Caracas as the son of immigrants. In 1973 he moved to Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
He studied Philosophy at La Laguna and in 1991 began working at La Gaceta de Canarias. That year, he began to write op-ed titled Retirement writing.
He was Director of News Agency and deputy director of the newspaper Ideapress La Opinión de Tenerife.
Currently publishes a syndicated column in the newspaper Diario de Avisos.
He was director of the Canary Islands based International University Menéndez Pelayo (UIMP) and Head of the Department of Debate and Thought of the Atlantic Centre of Modern Art (CAAM), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, following its founding. He is Professor of Spanish Literature at the University of La Laguna. He has received the Critics Award for her book of poems The Rock (1984) and the National Translation Award (1982) for his version of the complete poetry of Salvador Espriu.
In addition to poetry, has published several books of criticism and literary history, and two volumes of diaries. He has also developed an extensive work of poetic translation (William Wordsworth, Wallace Stevens, Paul Valéry, Salvador Espriu, Joan Brossa, Haroldo de Campos, Ramon Xirau, etc.).. He currently heads the Literary Translation Workshop at the University of La Laguna.
Antonio Lozano. (Tánger, 1956) Licenciado en Traducción e Interpretación, reside en Agüímes (Gran Canaria), municipio del que fue concejal de Cultura entre 1987 y 2003.
Es director del Festival del Sur-Encuentro Teatral Tres Continentes y del Festival Internacional de Narración Oral de ese municipio.
Su primera novela, Harraga (Zoela, 2002), fue elogiada por escritores como Manuel Vázquez Montalbán y Fernando Marías y obtuvo el I Premio Novelpol a la mejor novela negra publicada en España. Con El caso Sankara (Almuzara, 2006) ganó el I Premio Internacional de Novela Negra Ciudad de Carmona. También ha publicado Preludio para una muerte (Ediciones B, 2006).
BA in History, is a member of the Contra Capa editorial published in the field of history, humanities, art and psychoanalysis.
Active member of the Liga Brasileira de Editores - Freedom, where he was director, then president and one of the organizers of the Spring Book Fair two Livros, an event that more than 10 years, brings about a hundred independent imprints around Brazil, Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo.
It is also the coordinator of the Rede Lusophone (Portuguese speaking network) of the International Alliance of Independent Publishers
Her works are aimed at children from infancy through adolescence. He has published books of adventure stories, fiction, literature, poetry and books for all ages. In his work addresses issues such as unhappy childhood, the beauty of African women, emotions, sex education, the art of living in Africa ...
Ruisseaux d'Afrique is based in Cotonou. Its editorial line is to publish books that transmit African culture, heritage and values. She works with authors and illustrators from Benin, West Africa, and some of the North. Their website is: www.ruisseauxd 'afrique.com'
Boubacar Boris Diop (Dakar, 1946) Senegalese writer. Novelist, essayist, playwright and screenwriter, was editor of the Dakar Matin.
In 1998, he participated with 10 other African writers in a writing project about the genocide in Rwanda, "Rwanda: écrire par devoir de mémoire", product of which was his work Murambi, Le Livre des ossements. Boubacar used French and Wolof in his literary creations. Currently working on several French newspapers, Italian, Swiss and senegaleses.Miembro African Social Forum.
Celso Muianga. journalist
Celso Muianga, was born in Maputo. He lives in the city of Matola, about 12 km from the capital. He attended elementary and high school in Matola. He currently combines his journalism studies in Linguistics and Literature at the University Eduardo Mondlane.
Since 2000, coordinates the group's cultural activities of the Youth Cultural Horizon, a program of literature, theater, dance, fashion and music. From 2000 to 2005 worked in various channels of public radio station, Radio Mozambique. Radio Citadel served as editor and reporter for child and adolescent programs and later worked in spaces dedicated to Environment and Culture.
In 2002 he created and coordinated the project for the dissemination of culture and literature of Mozambique, Moçambique na Voice Count das Palavras, which included writers such as Mia Couto da Silva Calane, Aldino Muianga, Ba Ka Khosa Ungulani, Juvenal Bucuane and Fernando Pedro. The program ran successfully for three years by various schools of the city and the province of Maputo.
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