Writing

In this space you'll find some of my writings published in different magazines or alternatively you can find some of them at 
http://www.porterfolio.net/valentinammaka

ARTICLES
(a selection)

Stop blaming religion for the Garissa attack – Kenya’sfraught history with Somalia is the real cause
SCROLL INDIA
18 April 2015

AFRICULTURES 17/12/2014

WARSCAPES
10 March 2014

AUTHORS IN AFRICA 2014

AUTHORS IN AFRICA 2013


FGM IN THE MEDIA
I'm an activist advocating to raise awareness on FGM (Female Genital Mutilation) through artistic and edcuational workshops but also through the media.

PAMBAZUKA
23 September 2015
PAMBAZUKA
15 Semptember 2015

INDIAN MUSLIM OBSERVER
2013

CORRIERE DELLE MIGRAZIONI
30 gennaio 2015 

CORRIERE DELLE MIGRAZIONI
PERIDIRITTIUMANI
3 settembre 2013

UNO SGUARDO AL FEMMINILE
7 Luglio 2012

AUTHORS IN AFRICA


KABILIANA

Here's a selection of interviews to children's and YA writers.

Chatting with author Zetta Elliott presenting her last book Dayshaun's Gift
KABILIANA
2 November 2015

Young Reader's Books on FGM
Interview with Pat Lowery Collins
KABILIANA 
30 October 2015


Young Reader's Books on FGM
Interview with Rita Williams Garcia
KABILIANA
25 October 2015

Young Reader's Books on FGM
Interview with author Emma Craigie
KABILIANA

Living Between Cultures
Interview with author Mitali Perkins
KABILIANA
5 December 2008

The colors of Us
In conversation with Karen Katz
KABILIANA
7 January 2009

Diversity makes us more curious
A conversation with author Suzanne Kamata
KABILIANA
26 January 2009

When Five Faiths become open windows
KABILIANA
17 December 2008



I wrote for several years for different Literary Magazines like Alice.it, Caffeletterario, Stilos reviewers and interviewing writers from the international Literary Scene.
I also translated several authors' short stories for Italian Magazines.
Here some available online.

Diana Abu Jaber 
Anita Nair
Bapsi Sidhwa
Roberto Pazzi
Roberto Pazzi
Anita Desai
Sindiwe Magona
Dacia Maraini
Marcia Theophilo
Peter Stamm
Simon Mol
Tracy Chevalier



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