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Moonstone International – From France in with the Alliance Française de Philadelphia

April 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm


Moonstone International – From France in Association with Alliance Française de Philadelphia: Jamika Ajalon, Malik Ameer Crumpler, and Nina Zivancevic


Meeting ID: 845 3206 9956 – Passcode: 704102

Jamika Ajalon is the author of “Take back the Narrative” and a novel “SKY PAPERS” coming out via The Feminist Press in NY in June. Ajalon is also a musician whose latest album is “rebooted” with Jamika & the Argonauts and will be released this year. Jamika is also known for her insightful filmmaking. Her latest film to do the circuits is “Coffee Pot” 2020.  She has written many academic texts on Afro futurism, Narrative, and Memory. Her web page is: www.jamikaajalon.com.

Malik Ameer Crumpler is a poet, rapper, composer, editor, producer, P.R. Writer & teacher that’s been involved in over fifty albums, several glitch art films, six poetry books & one book of raps, Beneath The Underground. He’s the co-poetry editor/co-host with Paris Lit Up, editor-at-large of The Opiate, curator for Poets Live & co-founder of Those That This. He currently lives in Paris, France. “The Rest Is Now (a poetry EP)” published with The Isolation Collection Anthology is Malik’s most recent Poetry offering which he toured throughout France, England, Amsterdam, and Washington D.C. thanks to a generous grant from Washington D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities 2020..

Nina Zivancevic’s new book of poetry, ROLLERSKATING NOTES will be published by Cool Grove Press in New York in September of 2021. Her first book was published in 1982. In the two preceding years she worked as a secretary and assistant to Allen Ginsberg. Zivancevic, Serbian born poet, author, critic and correspondent has published more than twenty books – poetry and prose – and has translated numerous works into Serbian. A PhD in Comparative Literature and Slavic Studies, she taught English Language and Literature at the Sorbonne and other European universities. Zivancevic, currently living in Paris, has received three awards and a grant for her outstanding literary achievements.

Aaren Perry & Sonia Robin, Hosts – In Association with Alliance Française de Philadelphia