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In defence of youthful expression
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In defence of youthful expression

Every new generation is apathetic. How can they be otherwise, when the intellectual motivation that comes from books or the older generation’s half-forgotten memories is no match for the experience of being personally committed to a cause?      Armando Orozco Tovar   The older generation of today can often […]

Try again, fail again, fail better
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Try again, fail again, fail better

Apart from Shakespeare’s “Exit, pursued by a bear” in Act III of “A winter’s tale”, stage directions are not usually the stuff of cultural memory. But Jo Baker’s new novel should help make one of Samuel Beckett’s, at the start of “Waiting for Godot”, better known.    Sean Sheehan   […]

Prize for women’s literature
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Prize for women’s literature

Creator of the international poetry festival Woman’s Cry and of the Women Poets International (MPI) movement, Dominican Jael Uribe has received significant recognition in Oslo. The Freedom of Expression Prize has done justice to a woman who has been able to speak up.   Women’s rights have been championed of […]