Fill: Citizens Of Nowhere?
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Theresa May said that “if you believe you are a citizen of the world, you are a citizen of nowhere.” Issues of belonging, roots, community and bonds seem to matter more than ever in the Brexit-era world.
Helena Janeczek is an Italian writer and journalist who was born into a Polish-Jewish family based in Munich. She has written extensively about borders, history, nationality. Her novel Le rondini di Montecassino has been translated into English by New Academia Publishing/Scarith Books (The swallows of Montecassino, 2013). Her latest novel is La ragazza con la Leica.
Lauren Elkin is the author of Flâneuse: Women Walk the City in Paris, New York, Tokyo, Venice and London. A contributing editor at the White Review, she works at the Citizens of Everywhere project for the University of Liverpool and in collaboration with The Guardian.
Claudia Durastanti is a writer and translator based in London.