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: May 17
"...the water does not look behind
It flees, runs farther away
Where eyes will not see her,
the water wanders..."
Bronisława Wajs (Papusza)
"Oh, how beautifully the forest rustles for us-
sings me songs.
How beautifully the rivers flow,
they fill my heart with joy.
How delightful to behold the water deep
and to tell her everything.
Because no one can understand me,
only the forests and streams.
What I'm telling here it has all long passed
and took everything, everything with it-
and my younger years.'
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