Poetry Movie: Delirium of Memories by Gloria D. Gonsalves

On September 2016, we visited the island of Corsica. Our first week was spent in the heart of a Corsican mountain village, Mazzola. On the second week, we stayed between Olmeto, a village perched on a mountainside and the coastal town of Propriano, found on...

Write for Rights: A Letter To The Moon Girl

Every December, Amnesty International under its campaign ‘Write for Rights’ calls its supporters around the world to write millions of letters for those whose basic human rights are being attacked. Their plea – write like someone’s life depends on it. According to statistics, 1 out...

Germany: WoChiPoDa 2016 Celebrations

Munich, Saturday 1 October 2016 Saturday 1 October 2016, saw the first ever WoChiPoDa (Welt-Kinder-Gedichte-Tag) celebrations in Germany. The event, which took place at EineWeltHaus in Munich, was organised by Diana Mac Omolo through the guidance of the WoChiPoDa founder Gloria D. Gonsalves under the theme...

Win A Signed Copy of ‘Lamellia’

Do you know what happens when mushrooms raise a human child? The answer can be found in my new book Lamellia: The Kingdom of Mushrooms. Lamellia tells a story of a human baby found alone in the kingdom of mushrooms. The arrival of the baby...

Tanzania: WoChiPoDa 2016 Celebrations

Dar es Salaam, Friday 7 October 2016   Friday, 7 October 2016 saw the annual World Children's Poetry Day (WoChiPoDa) celebrations taking place a second time in Tanzania. The event took place at Soma Book Cafe, Dar es Salaam. It was organised by poet Gonsalves Mpili...

Interview: The Bookbag

Jill enjoyed Lamellia: The Kingdom of Mushrooms by Gloria D. Gonsalves and said that she'd be glad to read it to any child. She and the author had lots to chat about when Gloria popped into Bookbag Towers for an interview....

Interview: Akam Magazine

              Akam meaning inside, is a Malayalam magazine based in Kerala, India. For their September 2016 issue I was graced a long interview written by P Surendran Puthiyakalathil, a writer, columnist, art critic and a philanthropist. The interview was based on my two poetry books...

A Letter To The Fans: Celebrating World Letter Writing Day 2016

Have you ever considered the epistle or letter-writing as literary genre? You can start today on World Letter Writing Day. Pick up a pen or pencil and write a letter to give yourself an opportunity to remember the wonders of the hand-written word. ...

How To Host A Wochipoda Event

A poem is playing with many words which gives many giggles after a happy day or not so happy day. ~ Gloria D. Gonsalves Goal 4 of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is Quality Education. Poetry can contribute to relevant skills of reading and writing. Poetry can...

WoChiPoDa To See Yet Another Year in Tanzania

After continuously hosting vibrant poetry events, once again poets in Dar es Salaam seize the opportunity to honour another exceptional affair, the second World Children’s Poetry Day (WoChiPoDa) at the famous readership, Soma Book Cafe, at 53 Mlingotini Circle, Regent Estate. Wochipoda, under hands of...

Poem: “Our Pact” in When Women Waken

Our Pact by Gloria D. Gonsalves June 30, 2016 | By When Women Waken               In the name of our ancestors, ourselves and future generations I will meet you half way. Your aggression will be erased from my heart and mind to free our souls and spirits. Take, this day, my hand and promise to...