Silvana Paternostro

1997 Vera List Center Fellow
Silvana Paternostro is a writer living in New York City.

Programs and projects
Cuba's Music: The Creativity of the Street, Memory and Language: Growing Up With "Another" Language, and Cuban Culture: In and Out of Cuba Today

Paternostro is a Colombian-born journalist, writer, and film producer. She is the author of My Colombian War: A Journey Through the Country I Left Behind and In The Land of God and Man: A Latin Woman's Journey, a finalist for the PEN/Martha Albrand Award. In 1999, she was selected by Time/CNN as one of 50 Latin American Leaders for the New Millennium for her innovative voice. Her articles and features have appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Newsweek, TIME, and Paris Review, among other publications. She is Associate Producer of Steven Soderbergh's Che, The Argentine and Che, Guerrilla. She is a senior fellow at the World Policy Institute and lives in New York City. (Biography as of 2003)