Rapporteur for the popular culture and literature modules
Sergio Zapata studied literature in Bogotá and worked as editor for El Espectador and Cromos. He has contributed to publications such as Arcadia, magazine Nuevas Hojas de Lectura (Fundalectura), and La Gaceta from the Fondo de Cultura Económica. He was a tutor for the National Library Reading program in several departments of Colombia and coordinated Fundalectura’s Communications and Media Office. Zapata authored Aquí se puede leer, a collection of ten reportages on the impact Japanese cooperation has had on Colombia.