Description - Children's Hours by Richard Zimler
To support Save the Children and raise awareness for its fight to end violence against children, bestselling authors from around the world have banded together to create a bold and moving anthology of stories about childhood. Contributors include acclaimed authors David Almond, Margaret Atwood, Meg Rosoff, Ali Smith, Joan Smith, Nadine Gordimer and many more.
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Author Biography - Richard Zimler
The anthology is edited by bestselling American/Portuguese novelist Richard Zimler and the Serbian editor, translator and child-advocate, Rasa Sekulovic.Richard Zimler, born in 1956 in New York, has lived in Portugal since 1990, where he is a professor of journalism at the University of Porto. His short fiction, which has appeared in Britain in the London Magazine and in America in The James White Review, won the 1994 Panurge Prize. Zimler is the author of numerous novels, including The Last Kabbalist of Lisbon (1997), one of Arcadia's most successful books, and Angelic Darkness (1999). Ra'a Sekuloviae is a literary translator and editor specialised in contemporary English written literature from all over the world. He had translated poetry and fiction by numerous renowned authors including Salman Rushdie, I.B.Singer, Hanif Kureishi, Margaret Atwood, Julian Barnes, Ian McEwan and others. He is a prominent child rights activist advocating for end of all forms of violence against children and global promotion of non-violent communication. He lives in Bangkok, Thailand.