Alessandro GhebreigziabiherBiography

Alessandro Ghebreigziabiher, author, playwright, storyteller, stage actor and director, was born in Naples in 1968, to an eritrean father and an italian mother, or between two south, as he likes to say. He currently lives in Rome.
Since 1994 he conducted workshops and experiential laboratories on theatre, storytelling and social animation in clinical and therapeutic institutions, as much as drug addiction rehabilitation and mental health communities, in several conferences on education subjects offered to professionals.
He is a graduate in computer science from Sapienza University, Rome, where he also studied acting with Saverio D'Ercole. He attended many acting courses, one in particular with Gary Brackett from The Living Theatre of New York. From 1994 to 2002 he attended meetings on managing and leading a group by the psychoanalyst Harold Bridger (founding member of the Tavistock Institute).
His first book, Sunset (Tramonto, Italian edition, Lapis, 2002, Tempesta Editore, 2017), in 2003 was selected by the International Youth Library (IYL), in Munich, Germany, for the White Ravens, a mention for children books from around the world that they consider to be especially noteworthy.
Alessandro Ghebreigziabiher
Here are other books, among italian editions:
2006 Mondo giovane (Young world), collection of short stories for the school students (Editrice La Ginestra)
2006  Il poeta, il santo e il navigatore (The poet, the saint and the navigator), novel (Fermento Editore)
2007 Lo scrigno cosmopolita (The cosmopolitan trunk), collection of short stories for the school students (Editrice La Ginestra)
2008 Tra la terra e l'acqua (Between earth and water), illustrated children book(Camelozampa)
Alessandro Ghebreigziabiher2008 L'intervallo (The interval), novel (Intermezzi Editore)
2013 Il dono della diversità (The gift of diversity), short stories collection (Tempesta Editore)
2013 A mori diversi (Different loves) short stories collection (Tempesta Editore)
2014 Roba da bambini (Kids' stuff) short stories collection (Tempesta Editore)
2015 La truffa dei migranti (The hoax of the migrants), novel (Tempesta Editore)
2016 Elisa e il meraviglioso mondo degli oggetti (Elisa and the wonderful world of objects), novel (Tempesta Editore)
2017 Tramonto, la fiaba del figlio di Buio e Luce  (Sunset, the story of Dark and Light's son), new edition, Picture Book for children, (Tempesta Editore)
2017 Carla senza di Noi (Carla without Us), novel (Graphofeel Editions) 
2019 Lo strano caso del professor Mann (The strange vice of professor Mann), novel (Ofelia Editions)
2019 Matematica delle parole (Mathematics of words), novel (Toutcourt Editions)
2020 A morte i razzisti (Racists to death), novel (Oakmond Publishing)
2021 Agata nel paese che non legge (Agata in the country that does not read), novel (NEM Editore)
2022 Nato da un crimine contro l'umanità. Dialogo con mio padre sulle conseguenze del colonialismo italiano, prefazione di Salvatore Palidda (Born of a crime against humanity. Dialogue with my father on the consequences of Italian colonialism, essay, preface by Salvatore Palidda), essay (Tab Edizioni)

Many of his stories and articles have been published on various literary and cultural magazines.
He told his stories all over the country:
2004: Literature Festival Evocamondi, El-Ghibli, Bologna.
2005: Literature Festival “Afro-Italian Voices”, Rome.
Alessandro Ghebreigziabiher2005: Fourth Edition of the National Meeting Culture and literature of migration, Ferrara.
2005: Literature Festival “Intersection of the roads”, Bologna.
2009: Third National Seminar for Intercultural Education, Senigallia.
2010: International Symposium, "Identities, gender and in-equalities", Trieste.
2012: Migrant Ideas, Pigorini Museum, Rome.
2013: Festival "Theatre of people, interculture on stage", Palermo.
Alessandro Ghebreigziabiher2014: Festival of People, Chieti.
2016: 15° National Meeting World Culture and Literature, Ferrara
He is coordinator of the international storytelling network Red Internacional de Cuentacuentos.
In 2005 he created the Theatre Storytelling Laboratory, becoming artistic director of the Italy Theatre Storytelling Festival, “The gift of diversity.
In 2016 he founded the international network of narrators Storytellers for Peace.
Since 2009 you can read the English version of his Blog and watch clips on his Youtube Channel, where he creates stories inspired by news gathered in the press, with the following motto: If news is often false, we have to read stories.

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