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James Bird
Founder and Co-Editor of Belville Park Pages

James was born in Wolverhampton, which is a small city in the middle of the UK near a bigger city called Birmingham. He lives in London, where he moved to study English Literature. He set up the Belleville Park Pages with Wil Coxl in the summer of 2013, and since then have printed over 280 writers from all over the world. He has had his own writing published in online journals like The Sigh Press and newwavevomit, and also print publications like Paris Lit Up.


 
Will Cox
Founder and Co-Editor of Belville Park Pages

Will Cox was born and raised in Portland, Oregon, then moved to Boston to study business at college. In early 2013 he left the US to travel and ended up co-founding the Belleville Park Pages, a publication for emerging writers from around the world. Some of his own writing has been published in Ireland and Italy.


 
Madison McCormick
NYU Florence student

Madison McCormick is a GLS Junior concentrating in Contemporary Culture and Creative Production at NYU. She spent her first year abroad at NYU Paris, second year in New York, and is currently spending the entirety of her junior year at NYU Florence. While in Florence, she has served as a Digital Strategy intern for the UNICEF Office of Research. As a result of all the experiences and travels that have come with the past three years, she has become inspired to pursue an accelerated Master´s degree in International Relations at NYU.


 
Alessandro Raveggi
Writer

Author, scholar and Professor of Italian Literature at New York University Florence, Italian Studies and Literature at ISI Florence and World Literature at Pepperdine University in Florence. He held a post-doctoral research fellowship at Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México for two years. He wrote the novel Nella vasca dei terribili piranha (Effigie, 2012), the essays Calvino Americano (Le Lettere, 2012), Il saggio in viaggio (Mucchi, forthcoming 2015), David Foster Wallace (Doppiozero, 2014), the series of short stories Talenti da export / Le vite illustri (“La Repubblica”, 2012-2013) among many other publications in fiction, non-fiction and poetry in Italian and international web-magazines, academic and literary reviews, anthologies. Curator and co-owner of Forward, a crowd-funding project for contemporary art and literature, is also currently director of the literary festival The Writers’ Season at NYU Florence.


 
Vanni Santoni
Writer

Vanni Santoni lives in Florence. After his debut book Personaggi precari (RGB 2007, then Voland 2013) he published, among other works, the novels Gli interessi in comune (Feltrinelli 2008), Se fossi fuoco, arderei Firenze (Laterza 2011), In territorio nemico(minimum fax 2013, as coordinator), Terra ignota (Mondadori 2013) and Terra ignota 2 - Le figlie del rito (Mondadori 2014). He writes on the cultural pages of Corriere della Sera, Italy´s leading newspaper.


 
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