Casa de América and Centro Sefarad-Israel are celebrating the European Day of Jewish Culture online this evening at 7pm, with a conversation on The importance of Jewish identity in literature and its current status among contemporary writers, with the participation of Mexican Jewish writer Myriam Moscona, who has used Ladino in part of her poetic work, and Miguel de Lucas, general director of Centro Sefarad-Israel.
Myriam Moscona is a Mexican writer from a Bulgarian Sephardic family. She is the author of several books of poetry, and for her translation of Negro Marfil into English by Jen Hofer, she was awarded the prizes of the Academy of American Poets and the PEN International Center. For Tela de sevoya she obtained the Xavier Villaurrutia Writers Award for writers (2012), one of the most distinguished literary awards in Mexico. You can follow the session live on YouTube and on Twitter through hashtag #EDJC2020