Our guest this morning on Our Community is Gabriela Olmos, editor of Sol de Medianoche, the Hispanic newspaper in Alaska. She shared about the newspaper, which is a bimonthly bilingual paper based in Anchorage, and will be two years old in April.
Olmos is also a writer, editor, translator and art curator.
As a writer, she has published 11 children books in Mexico and one in Canada. She has written more than twenty articles in different periodicals. In 2009 she was the Mexican government nominee for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, one of the most important awards of the world in children's literature. As an art curator, she has shown exhibits in Mexico, Japan, France, Canada and the United States. She has served literary and cultural juries, as well as boards for national and international institutions. She has taught college-level classes, given lectures and participated in roundtables on art and culture in Mexico, Peru, France, Spain, and the United States. She holds a B.A. in Communication for the Iberoamericana University, and a M.Ph. in Critical Theory for 17, Institute of Critical Studies, both in Mexico City.