Agnès Agboton

Agnès Agboton (born 1960) is from Porto-Novo, Republic of Benin. She is a multilingual author and storyteller who now lives in Catalonia, Spain. She has published two bilingual books of poetry in Gun (her mother tongue) and Spanish: Voz de las dos orillas (Voice of the Two Shores, Maremoto, 2009) and Canciones del poblado y del exilio (Songs of Village and of Exile, Viena Edicions, 2006). Her other titles include Más allá del mar de arena (Beyond the Sea of Sand, Lumen, 2005) and Na Miton. La mujer en los cuentos y leyendas africanos (Na Miton. Women in African stories and Legends, R.B.A, Barcelona, 2004), plus books on African food and collections of African legends. She represented Benin at Poetry Parnassus, the UK’s largest festival of poetry, which took place at Southbank Centre in 2012 to coincide with the 2012 London Olympics.

Agnès Agboton

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