Virtually Yours #15 Ana Paula Tavares
A series of online discussions - Virtual Gatherings - with renowned author Ondjaki, exploring contemporary African literature with writers.
Ana Paula Tavares is an Angolan author, poet and historian. Tavares studied history at the University of Luanda and worked as a history teacher from 1973. At the end of the 1970s she moved to Lisbon and studied Afro-Lusitanian Studies and received a PhD in African History.
Themes of her works are Angolan traditions and languages, love and war and especially the role of women in African society. She is one of the most prominent representatives of the postcolonial generation of Luso-African women poets.
If you missed the Live session, you can watch the record on YouTube in English or Portuguese.