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Rahma Nur

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Rahma Nur, born in Mogadishu and a naturalized Italian, is a Black, disabled woman poet, storyteller, and elementary school teacher. In 2012, she won the Torino Rotary Club's seventh Torino Mole Antonelliana Award with her story "Volevo essere Miss Italia" (I wanted to be Miss Italia), published in Lingua Madre 2012—Racconti di donne straniere in Italia (Lingua madre 2012—Stories of foreign women in Italy). Her stories and poems have been published in numerous magazines and books, among them El Ghibli, La macchina sognante (The dreaming machine), Formafluens, and Crocevia.

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