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Writer and human rights activist, Ruth Mwkuana, talks about Erato’s short story ‘Deserted.’

Writer and human rights activist, Ruth Mwkuana, talks about Erato’s short story ‘Deserted.’

As part of her project investigating the use of narrative fiction and storytelling to galvanize action to address the causes and consequences of humanitarian crises, in Episode 8 of her podcast series, Ruth Mwkuana talks about ‘Deserted’ by Erato Ioannou. ‘Deserted’ was shortlisted for the 2019 Commonwealth Short Story […]

Erato in conversation with Ruth Mukwana

Erato in conversation with Ruth Mukwana

Erato discusses her perspectives on storytelling and its role in addressing the causes and consequences of humanitarian crises with New York based writer and activist Ruth Mukwana.

The art and craft of the short story

The art and craft of the short story

How can writers transform their instinct to tell stories into craft? Erato Ioannou writes about taking part in a recent Commonwealth Writers workshop in Nicosia, Cyprus.

Commonwealth Writers

Commonwealth Writers

Findings from interviews with seven storytelling partners of the Commonwealth Writers programme. By Bryanne Hackman, Gillian Cooper and Emma D’Costa – October 2018

Commonwealth Foundation Interview

Commonwealth Foundation Interview

Commonwealth Foundation Interview – in English (31 July 2018) Pursuing change through the power of storytelling

Books and Style Interview

Books and Style Interview

Books and Style Interview – in Greek (29 May 2018) Literature is a journey to a terra incognita