Announcing | IAP Literary Alumni on Words Without Borders Blog
Words Without Borders partners with NYFA on new blog series.
Words Without Borders, an organization that promotes cultural understanding through the translation, publication, and promotion of contemporary international literature, recently partnered with NYFA on a series highlighting Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program (IAP) alumni.
Published on the Words Without Borders Blog, WWB Daily, the series is featuring essays by IAP literary artists about their relationship with language along with excerpts of their creative work through the beginning of December.
- November 17, 2017—Mimi Mondal (IAP ‘17)
- November 21, 2017—Saïku Yaya Baldé (IAP ’17)
- November 22, 2017—Joni Cham (IAP ’16)
- November 27, 2017—Ge Gao (IAP ’17)
- November 29, 2017—Kátia Bandeira de Mello-Gerlach (IAP ’17)
- December 1, 2017—Megumi Kaizu (IAP ’17)
NYFA’s Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program pairs immigrant artists working in all disciplines with artist mentors who provide one-on-one support for their mentee, guiding them to achieve specific goals and providing them with broader access to urban cultural centers through an exchange of ideas, resources and experiences. Click here to learn more about the program. And don’t forget to sign up for the monthly Con Edison IAP Newsletter to receive opportunities and events as well as artist features directly to your inbox.
The Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program: Visual and Multidisciplinary is made possible with the generous support of Deutsche Bank. The Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program: Performing and Literary Arts is made possible with the generous support of The Vilcek Foundation.
Image: Courtesy Saïkou Yaya Baldé