Poetry Nations Collective-a people to people international collective in Limassol-(Cyprus) promoting literary exchanges/artistic collaborations/cultural integrations among nations through word -culture/literary prowess/poetics-poetry arts. The collective curates’ festivals, virtual reading cafes, collective poetry anthologies, lit journals and poetrywritingcontests among other literary arts/creative projects
Cynthia Abdallah is a Kenyan author, poet and filmmaker.Her work has appeared in numerous online magazines and in print.
Poems are published: in The Tokyo Poetry Journal-Japan, Kwani Uchaguzi edition 8-Kenya, Ake review, Quailbell Magazine-USA, Bodies, and Scars anthology by Ghana Literary Journal.
Short stories: Kalahari Review-Kenya, Nalubaale Review -Uganda, Active Muse-India, IHRAF, Women narratives on power USA, 2021.
Cynthia also contributes to the Life and Style section of the Nation newspaper.
and is also a filmmaker. Her films are streamed on shaharavideos.com and on her Youtube channel Cynthia Abdallah Productions
RECENT RECOGNITIONS AWARDS
Recipient of Jahazi Press inaugural Masterclass 2022 May-Aug .
Film, Inyumba Yu Mulogooli, and Tales from the Pandemic have been nominated for the prestigious Kalasha Awards kenya.
Inyumba Yu Mulogooli selected for Abuja International Film festival 2022 and County reel screenings in Kenya.
Recipient of Filamu dada women empowerment opportunity by docubox.org., highlighting female leaders.
Bachelor of Education degree ( Linguistics and Literature), Kenyatta University class of 2010
Fulbright scholar, Foreign Language Teaching Assistant, Brown University: 2012-2013.Cynthia is currently a teacher of Language and Literature in Venezuela Caracas.
Books : My six little fears and the author’s feet poetry chapbooks and Short stories, The Musunzu tree and other stories