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Brenda NAVARRO (fiction writer, editor; Spain/Mexico) is the author of the novels Casas Vacías, published in English as Empty Houses (2021), which won Spain...

ON THE MAP 2022: INTERVIEW with Joaquín ORTEGA, Venezuela

Joaquín ORTEGA (playwright, essayist, poet, scholar; Venezuela) works across media and institutions. The author of a volume of poetry and of plays like “Lo...

ON THE MAP 2022: INTERVIEW with Zaza MUCHEMWA, Zimbabwe

Zaza MUCHEMWA (poet, playwright, arts administrator; Zimbabwe) has had her poetry appear at PEN International and Badilisha Poetry X-change and included in...

ON THE MAP 2022: INTERVIEW with Qi Jin Nian, PRC

Qi Jin Nian 七堇年 (fiction writer, non-fiction writer, translator, PRC) has published a dozen titles, ranging from travel literature to speculative fiction,...


Mohamad NASSEREDDINE (poet, translator, journalist; Lebanon) is a regular contributor to the Al-Akhbar daily, the current vice-president of Lebanon PEN, and...

ON THE MAP 2022: INTERVIEW with Mohamed KHEIR, Egypt

Mohamed KHEIR محمد خير (fiction writer, poet, journalist, editor, lyricist; Egypt) won the Egyptian Ministry of Culture Award for his first poetry...

ON THE MAP 2022: INTERVIEW with Ghayath ALMADHOUN, Sweden

Ghayath ALMADHOUN غياث المدهون (poet, filmmaker; Sweden) is a Palestinian poet born in Damascus, immigrated to Sweden in 2008, now living between Berlin and...

ON THE MAP 2022: INTERVIEW Noa Suzanna MORAG, Israel

Noa Suzanna MORAG נועה סוזנה מורג (fiction writer, editor; Israel) debuted in 2016 with the novel [User Experience], for which she received the Minister of...



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