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Umar Timol

Contributor

Umar Timol

Umar Timol is the author of three collections of poetry, La Parole Testament, Sang, and Vagabondages, published by Editions l’Harmattan. He contributed to numerous anthologies in Mauritius and abroad. He also wrote a text for a graphic, Les yeux des autres, which was published in the anthology Visions of Africa (Harmattan). He is a founding member of Point barre, a Mauritian cross-disciplinary poetry journal that publishes poets from around the world. He was awarded a grant by the Centre National du Livre (CNL) to attend a writers residency at the Festival des Francophonies at Limoges, and another to work on his novel Le monstre. His novel Journal de la vieille folle was published in 2012 by Editions l’Harmattan in the series Lettres de l’Océan Indien.

Articles by Umar Timol

The Killer’s Monologue
By Umar Timol
Do I feel remorse? Of course not.
Translated from French by David Ball & Nicole Ball
Multilingual
Diary of an Old Mad Woman
By Umar Timol
So you come from there, it must be so beautiful so wonderful; why do you live here when your island is so lovely.
Translated from French by Joyce Fortuné-Pope
Multilingual
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