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In SENZA's music album, Antes da Monção, Cláudia wrote and gave voice to the poem Éden of the song Rishikesh.


In Maryland's Best Emerging Poets, 90 up-and-coming poets have their own chance to shine. Covering a wide array of topics ranging from love and heartbreak, family and friendship, the inherent beauty of nature, and so much more, these young talents will amaze you. Containing one poem per poet, this anthology is a compelling introduction to the great wordsmiths of tomorrow. 

"Strong Beauty" is the poem by Cláudia Cassoma published in this edition.


The Best "New" African Poets 2016 Anthology has 251 pieces from 131 poets and artists in 7 languages (English, Portuguese, French, Afrikaans, Shona, Yoruba and Kiswahili) rom 24 African countries and Diasporas, with South African and Angolan poets dominating the list. The nationalist sense is the one that most predominates with its pink, blue and gray tints that are expressed in parallel with existentialist perspectives that in turn go hand in hand with love, desire, hankering, joy, sensuality that transports us to epic, lyrical, utopian contexts without being lost in fantasy, they are artistic lines sometimes with traditional and sometimes more innovative touches.

"The Africa I Know" is the poem by Cláudia Cassoma published in this issue; besides that, Cláudia also has two collaborations with other artists.


The Wagon Magazine is a periodical published digitally and in print aiming of finding new artists and dedicated to publishing literary works and beyond. They are concerned to bridge the gap between literary works in several countries and regions of the world that would otherwise remain unknown. The edition in which my piece was published was the first of the year 2017 dedicated to African literature.

Two pieces by Cláudia Cassoma were published in the 10th edition of this renowned magazine.


The AVL (Volta-Redondense Literary Academy) honors a great writer by giving her name to the literary prize created in 2015: Maria José Maldonado Award for Literature.

The awards ceremony took place on July 23, 2016 in Volta Redonda. The "Anthology of Awarded Texts" was published on the same day in electronic version.

"Sei dela como jamais" is the poem by Cláudia Cassoma, one of the four-hundred-and-twenty-eight poems that is part of the fifteen prizewinners in this category (poetry).


The Best "New" African Poets 2015 Anthology consisting of 214 poems and 79 poets, from over 23 African countries and the Diasporas. It contains poems that deal with a panoply of issues, feelings, thoughts, ideas, beliefs..., on identity, Africanness (Blackness, Whiteness, Arabic, Asian...), culture, heritage, place, politics, (mis)governance, corruption, exile, loss, memory, spirituality, sex, gender, love, the individual and many others. Each poet speaks his/her own story of the Africa that she/he knows, dreams and envisions with protective pride and resolute dedication. The anthology was published in late December 2015.

"Eu vou voltar", "Amor a Retalho", and "Panties & Pots" are the poems written by Cláudia Cassoma in this edition.


"The Sligo Journal" an award-winning journal, is a publication of the Creative Writing program of Montgomery College - Takoma Park/Silver Spring. It promotes the literary and visual arts of the communities as a joint effort of the faculty and students who take courses at Montgomery College's campuses. A series of events, including readings and exhibits in collaboration with the local communities of Takoma Park and Silver Spring, Maryland, take place to celebrate the work. The Journal was published on April 30th, 2015.

"What do I know" is the poem by Cláudia Cassoma published in the fall 2014 / spring 2015 edition.


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"The Red Jacket" is a collection of poems, chronicles, and pictures of students at Montgomery College - Rockville. The selection is made by students, assisted by faculty members, who occupy positions of editors, graphic designers, and others. Every year, a number of students are selected to be part of collection. This edition was published on May 9, 2014. 

"I do it everyday" is the poem by Claudia Cassoma in the edition of the 2014 academic year.

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