Eva Fernandes


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Eva Fernandes is a writer, poet, and artist. She trained and worked as a journalist in the Middle East where she published for Yahoo, The New York Times T Magazine, Kippreport and Gulf News among other publications. Currently, her work explores transnational identity, belonging, feminism and social justice. Eva is the founder of XBEVA – a pro-justice storytelling company that helps BIPOC changemakers develop memoir-style art and writing. She’s been living nomadically for the last five years which inspired her current project: a series of essays on Decolonizing Travel.

Eva Fernandes adalah seorang penulis, penyair, dan seniman. Ia berlatih dan bekerja sebagai jurnalis di Timur Tengah di mana ia menulis untuk Yahoo, The New York Times T Magazine, Kippreport dan Gulf News dan publikasi lainnya. Saat ini, karyanya mengeksplorasi identitas transnasional, kepemilikan, feminisme dan keadilan sosial. Eva adalah pendiri XBEVA – perusahaan penceritaan pro-keadilan yang membantu pembuat perubahan BIPOC mengembangkan seni dan tulisan bergaya memoar. Hidup nomadennya selama lima tahun terakhir telah mengilhami proyeknya saat ini mengenai serangkaian esai tentang Decolonizing Travel.

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Main Program | Diversity in Literary Spaces

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