Galtellì, Italy, May 08, 2015 –(PR.com)– The International Jury of the Galtelli Literary Prize 2015 is officially announced. They are all famous writers and scholars from different parts of the world. Everyone will bring their culture, sensibility and experience, adding a great value to the Galtellì Literary Prize and the cultural week to spend in October in Sardinia. Neria De Giovanni, Asale Angel-Ajani, Evan Fallenberg, Mark Polizzotti and Victoria Redel are all enthusiastic and passionate, and look forward to reading your stories.
The president of the jury:
Neria De Giovanni divides her time between Alghero, Sardinia and Rome. She is president of the International Association of Literary Critics, the first woman and first Italian to hold that position in the Paris-based UNESCO-affiliated organisation. A lecturer in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Sassari.
The members of the jury:
Asale Angel-Ajani is an award-winning writer and Anthropologist. She is the author of “Strange Trade: The Story of Two Women Who Risked Everything in the International Drug Trade,” a nonfiction account of African women drug smugglers imprisoned in Rebibbia Prison in Rome, Italy. Angel-Ajani has been living in Italy over a year.
Evan Fallenberg is the author of two novels – “Light Fell” (Soho Press) and “When We Danced on Water” (HarperCollins) – and a noted translator of Hebrew fiction, drama and screenplays. He has won or been shortlisted for the following prizes, among others: the American Library Association’s Barbara Gittings Stonewall Book Award for Literature.
Mark Polizzotti’s books include “Revolution of the Mind: The Life of André Breton” (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1995; revised ed., 2009), which was a finalist for the PEN/Martha Albrand Award for Best Nonfiction; the collaborative novel S. (1991); “Luis Buñuel’s Los Olvidados” (British Film Institute, 2006); and “Bob Dylan: Highway 61 Revisited” (Bloomsbury, 2006).
Victoria Redel is the author of four books of fiction and three books of poetry most recently a poetry collection, “Woman Without Umbrella” and a short story collection, “Make Me Do Things.” Her novel “The Border of Truth” weaves the situation of refugees and a daughter’s awakening to the history and secrets of her father’s survival and loss.
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