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· August, 2009

Stories about Literature from August, 2009

28 August 2009

East Timor: Abe Barreto Soares’ Poetry for Nation Building

He calls himself a “wanderer like anyone else” but Abe Barreto Soares is also a poet, a translator and an active blogger. In this interview, he talks about Timorese nationalism,...

27 August 2009

Ecuador: The Frustrations of Being a Writer

Being a writer in Ecuador can be frustrating. Whether it is the lack of books available or how politicians use cultural events to spread their message, many authors just want...

11 August 2009

Mexico: Telling Secrets on Twitter

Rafa Saavedra is a connosseiur of underground culture from Tijuana, México. In an interview, he tells about his most recent project combining Twitter and the telling of secrets.

7 August 2009

Alex Castro: A liberal, libertarian and libertine Brazilian blogger

In this interview, Brazilian blogger Alex Castro talks about blogs, the prisons which enslave the human soul how he escaped them to live as a libertarian, and of course, about...

Tanzania: Ngugi Wa Thiong'o to address conference