The British Centre for Literary Translation has announced that their Arabic writer-in-residence this summer will be Bothayna Al-Essa, who will join workshop leader Nariman Youssef at their annual literary translation summer school.
Al-Essa’s work in translation:
An Excerpt from Bothayna al-Essa’s ‘Maps of Wandering’ tr. Sawad Hussein
An Excerpt from al-Essa’s ‘All That I Want to Forget’ tr. Michele Henjum
Kuwaiti Writer Bothayna al-Essa on Finding Her Voice in the Morgue tr. M Lynx Qualey
5 Books: Recommendations from Bothayna al-Essa
Al-Fanar: Blind Sinbad’: Bothayna Al-Essa Explores a Changing Kuwait, from War to Pandemic
Arabisk London: An Interview with Kuwaiti Writer Bothayna Al-Essa
Find more about the BCLT summer school:
At the University of East Anglia’s website.