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Sophie Powell

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Sophie Powell

Sophie Powell is the author of the novel The Mushroom Man, which has been translated into several languages, as well as several short stories and essays. Raised in London and on a sheep farm in Wales, she is a graduate of Cambridge University (BA Classics) and New York University (MFA Creative Writing, Fiction). She now teaches creative writing at Boston College and is assistant director of Abroad Writers Conferences (http://www.abroad-crwf.com). You can find more of Sophie's writing at her website: http://www.meetsophiepowell.com.

Articles by Sophie Powell

Emails from Colombia
By Sophie Powell
The past few weeks I have been in a fascinating email dialogue with Hernan Torres, Emeritus Professor of Anthropology at the Universidad del Cauca in Popayán, Colombia. Previously a Fulbright Scholar…
Muhammad al Sharafi, “Changing Veils”, “Literacy Through Poetry”
By Sophie Powell
And here I am, behind my cloak An ardent hope and a burning fever I thirst for meeting with you,     My beloved But there is my veil, my curse, O my beloved.         —(M.…
Pen World Voices 2008: Writing Sexuality
By Sophie Powell
I’ve just returned from New York where I attended the panel discussion ‘Writing Sex and Sexuality’, one of the many and varied events hosted by PEN as part of their festival of international…
Mabinogi
By Sophie Powell
Sophie Powell is the author of the novel The Mushroom Man, which has been translated into several languages, as well as several short stories and essays. Raised in London and on a sheep farm in Wales,…
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