Lolita Bosch was born in Barcelona in 1970, but she has lived in Albons, United States, India, Oaxaca or Distrito Federal, Mexico (a country that she calls home). She’s a novelist, and she also writes literature for children and youth, essay, humanistic research and journalism. Her work has been recognized with awards, made into films and theatre plays and has also been translated into several languages.
She teaches literary thought and creation courses that she uses to find practical strategies for peace building. She leads, coordinates and trains volunteer projects against different types of violence, inequality and social exclusion, mostly through art, journalism and humanities.
Lolita has talked about her work in places all over the world, such as Harvard, UNAM, Columbia University, Saint Andrews, UNESCO, Amnesty International, the Auditorium of the Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo, the Center of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona, and the Palacio de la Moneda, among others. And she has also been a counsellor for peace projects to several institutions and peace groups all around the world, such as Fundación Futbol Club Barcelona or small projects to help crack users in Mexico city.
You can explore further Lolita’s work here.