LITERATURE, Major Group (prose, poetry, story telling) indentifies, documents, promotes Roma writers.
a. Collaborates with publishing houses and translators to expand distribution;
b. Creates and maintains daily/weekly/monthly blog, Twitter and Facebook in collaboration with MEDIA and/or SOCIAL MEDIA groups;
c. Collaborates with groups, like PEN International and Indian Writers Conference;
d. Researches the presence of Roma and Romani culture in literature.
COORDINATORS: Elisa Sayeg, Niko Rergo, Félix Monget, Lukás Houdek, Tina Burbank, Janna Eliot, Hans Caldaras
Latest Activity: Jan 15
"...the water does not look behind
It flees, runs farther away
Where eyes will not see her,
the water wanders..."
Bronisława Wajs (Papusza)
Some people say Cecilia Meireles was roma, calin
Some themes are similar
"And HERE I am singing.
"A poet is always a brother of wind and water:
leaves their pace wherever they go.
"I come from far away and I go far
but searched the floor for signs of my way
and saw nothing, because herbs have grown and snakes walked."
Cecília Meireles (Voyage)
Thanks to Ciuin Ferrin, here’s a head’s up for a wonderful potential to represent Rroma.Currently, the University of Iowa Roma collection is heavy on anthropology and light on works of Romany and…Continue
In memory of Gabriel García Márquez, for Spanish speakers, Instituto de Cultura Gitana has two texts about Melquíades, a Gitano (Roma) character in One Hundred Years of Solitude. …Continue