Orsola Casagrande

Orsola Casagrande is a Havana-based journalist and film-maker. As a journalist, she worked for 25 years for the Italian daily newspaper il manifesto, and is currently co-editor of the web magazine Global Rights. She writes in Italian, English, Spanish and Turkish, and speaks Kurdish and French, as well as having basic conversational skills in Farsi and the Basque language. Based between Barcelona and Havana, Orsola writes regularly on Spanish, Catalan and Basque politics, as well as the Colombia peace process. She has collaborated with international peace mediator Brian Currin on peace negotations in the Basque country, Kurdistan, and Colombia. She has translated numerous books, as well as written her own. http://www.globalrights.info/




Collections edited by Orsola Casagrande

Kurdistan + 100

The first collection of Kurdish speculative fiction ever to be published in the UK, the third in the bestselling series.

The Book of Venice

A varied and expansive look at one of the world’s oldest tourist and cultural centres.

The American Way

Covering US foreign policy from 1945 to the present day, an anthology of specially commissioned stories by authors from across the globe addressing America's history of intervention.

The Book of Havana

Leading you through the backstreets and bars of Havana, ten stories demonstrating the power of contemporary Cuban literature.