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Gabriella Ghermandi

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Gabriella Ghermandi

The Italo-Ethiopian writer Gabriella Ghermandi was born in Addis Ababa in 1965 and moved to Italy in 1979. For many years she has lived in Bologna, where her father was born. In 1999 she won first place in the competition for immigrant writers held by the association Eks&Tra and promoted by the publishing house Fara Editore. In 2001 and again in 2003 she won third place. She has published stories in various books and magazines. She is coordinator and promoter of the project El Ghibli.

Articles by Gabriella Ghermandi

I Remember
By Gabriella Ghermandi
I remember the summer storms during the rainy season when the wind flung open the windows and lifted the contents of the rooms in a swirling dance. Streaks of lightening lit up the gray sky and the thunder…
Translated from Italian by Victoria Offredi Poletto & Giovanna Bellesia-Contuzzi
Multilingual
The Neighborhood Phone
By Gabriella Ghermandi
For seventeen years I had dreamed of what my return to my country would be like.
Translated from Italian by Giovanna Bellesia-Contuzzi & Victoria Offredi Poletto
Easter Lunch
By Gabriella Ghermandi
The window of the one bedroom in our tiny house looked out onto the street. Opposite, on the other side of the street, there was a large building known as “the kids' house.” It was a long,…
Translated from Italian by Brenda Porster
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