Monday, May 23, 2011
Life in the City author Sonnets, Songs & Soliloquies poet concludes tour of South America, though his exertion has merely begun!
Photograph of Shane Charles Sourgose in Godolo Tabriki by Matthew Day
San Francisco Bay Area author and poet, Shane Charles Sourgose, explored the interior of Suriname through the Sipaliwini district alongside a Peace Corps Volunteer; his initial efforts began May 11, 2011 and concluded May 21, 2011, but his work is nearly finished.
During his venture through the Amazon jungle, Sourgose not only practiced his Dutch, but obliged the Maroon linguistic of Saramaka.
“Like any tourist, I was given a hard time at first, though once I got the greetings and appreciations down, was given right into their culture,” Sourgose states during a phone meeting with investors and fellow press.
Sourgose met with members of WASH UNICEF, Stichting FOB and Suriname Red Cross, respectively, in regards to humanitarian and environmentalist work focusing on literary arts.
“I originally had the conception of assisting literacy during my stay, but through my findings, viewed that my energies should be better directed towards conserving the Amazon, in addition to the wellbeing of inhabitants through education.”
Shane Charles Sourgose plans to meet with members of the United States Embassy at their May 26th viewing of Edge of America at the American Corner CCS; on a forthcoming date, he campaigns to also meet with the Embassy of Netherlands in Suriname regarding a recycling and sanitation program to assist with the communities he visited.
Tuesday, May 10, 2011
Photograph of Shane Charles Sourgose by Z Roa
From book number two to South America, author Shane Charles Sourgose is changing the world through literary arts!
With the liberation of poetry piece Sonnets, Songs & Soliloquies, follow-up to Lulu Press sex & relationships bestseller Life in the City , and with the achievement of his “Dirty Little Secrets…” event in San Francisco, author Shane Charles Sourgose is now touring the country of Suriname.
“I will be visiting a village within Suriname beside a Peace Corps Volunteer in order to experience the country firsthand and endure through all of its beauty,” Sourgose stated during a meeting held yesterday with the office of Public Affairs at the United States Embassy located in Paramaribo.
Sourgose also accredited during the conference, “This in turn will assist to better my knowledge with Suriname, absorbing the duel-linguistics in order to conduct work in regards to literacy and the literary arts.”
Throughout his stay in Suriname, Sourgose will be operating closely with the Peace Corps as well as the US Embassy to assure that his mission in literary advocacy is fulfilled.