Mai al-Nakib Launching US Edition of ‘Hidden Light of Objects’ This February

This February, Kuwaiti author Mai al-Nakib will be giving talks and readings across the U.S. from her debut short-story collection, The Hidden Light of Objects:

The Hidden Light - Mai Al-Nakib 3 Kuwait LaunchAl-Nakib’s collection was released in the Middle East and UK last year, where it won the Edinburgh International Book Festival’s 2014 First Book Award.

Al-Nakib will be appearing at events in D.C., Providence, Cambridge, NYC, Stanford, and San Francisco. You can find a complete list of events here.


Review: ‘The Hidden Light of Objects’: From Kuwait, Looking Out

Interview: Mai al-Nakib and Writing Histories: ‘That’s Not Our Version of Things. How Dare She?’

Report: At the Edinburgh Book Fest: Where Political Analysis Falls Apart, Literature Can Say Something

Also: register on GoodReads before Feb. 20 to win a copy.