2022 Jury In altre Parole

Meet the jurors of the XII edition of "In altre parole". 


Elena Chiti

Elena Chiti is a cultural historian of contemporary Egypt and a literary translator from Arabic and French into Italian. She is an associate professor at Stockholm University and a translation teacher at SSML of Vicenza. She has translated works by Fatema Mernissi, Sherif Majdalani, Nagib Mahfuz, Samar Yazbek, Khaled Khalifa and, among the poets, Dunya Mikhail and Faraj Bayrakdar. She was awarded the “Achille Marazza” poetry translation prize in 2018 for her translation of Bayrakdar’s Marāya al-ghiyāb (Mirrors of Absence). She co-edited In Guerra non mi cercate, an anthology of poems of the Arab revolutions.

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Silvia Moresi

 Silvia Moresi teaches Arabic Language Mediation and Contemporary Arabic Culture and Literature at the Istituto di Alti Studi SSML Carlo Bo in Bari. She translated the anthology Le mie poesie più belle (Jouvence, 2016) by Syrian poet Nizar Qabbani, and Undici pianeti by Palestinian poet Mahmud Darwish. She is also co-editor of the volume Arabpop. Arte e letteratura in rivolta dai Paesi arabi (Mimesis, 2020), in which she is also the author of the chapter on poetry.

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