The dystopic Venice of Albert Ostermaier

(Scorrere per la versione italiana) A dystopic world where Venice is the last safe place in Italy and a referendum to decide whether to blow up the Ponte della Libertà and to stop the current of refugees coming to Venice from across the country. This is the initial setting of the play directed by the … Leggi tutto The dystopic Venice of Albert Ostermaier

Mayank Austen Soofi – biography

Indian writer, photographer, blogger and journalist http://www.thedelhiwalla.com Soofi was born in Nainital in the mountains of Uttarakhand and moved to Delhi around 2004. He uses 'Austen' as his middle name as a tribute to the author Jane Austen, about whom he often blogs.His writings were featured in Volume 4 of "Penguin Book of New Writing from India" published … Leggi tutto Mayank Austen Soofi – biography

Hanif Kureishi – biography

British Pakistani playwright, screenwriter, filmmaker and novelist. Kureishi started his career in the 1970s as a pornography writer, under the pseudonyms Antonia French and Karim. He went on to write plays for the Hampstead Theatre, Soho Poly and by the age of 18 was with the Royal Court. He wrote My Beautiful Laundrette in 1985, a screenplay about a gay Pakistani-British boy growing … Leggi tutto Hanif Kureishi – biography