Fado: The Saddest Music in the World
Elaine Ávila (Author)
May 18, 2021
5.3 X 8.4 X 0.4 inches | 0.35 pounds
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About the Author
Elaine Ávila's plays are produced in Central America, Europe, the U.S., Canada, and Australia. Her Best New Play Awards include: Jane Austen, Action Figure (Festival de los Cocos, Panamá City), Lieutenant Nun (Victoria Critics Circle), and Café a Brasileira (Disquiet International Literary Program in Lisbon). Her creative non-fiction is published by York University Press, Routledge, Theatre Communications Group, No Passport Press, Smith and Kraus, EnRoute, Howlround, Canadian Theatre Review, American Theater, Portuguese American Review, Lusitania, Contemporary Theatre Review, and Café Onda. Teaching in universities from Portugal to Tasmania, China to Panamá, Elaine has served as the playwright in residence at Pomona College in Los Angeles, Quest University Canada, Western Washington University, as the Endowed Chair and Head of the MFA Program in Dramatic Writing at the University of New Mexico, and founder of the LEAP Playwriting Program at the Arts Club Theater in Vancouver. She is the co-founder of the International Climate Change Theatre Action, involving fifty playwrights, two-hundred venues and twelve-thousand audience members worldwide. The 2019 Fulbright Scholar to the University of the Azores, Elaine lives in New Westminster with her musician-teacher husband and her sixteen-year-old, a core leader of Sustainabiliteens.