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Support Omar Hazek as Nottingham Festival of Literature’s Virtual Writer in Residence

“Your money will go towards producing and marketing these events, and paying a fee to Omar and to all other artists involved. We are also hoping to commission a piece of work from Omar Hazek.”

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Omar Hazek Fourth Letter from Prison: 19-Year-Old Islam’s Story

This month, Omar Hazek will see his second novel published. Under other circumstances, Hazek’s short novel, set in the afterlife, would likely go unnoticed outside Egypt’s narrow literary circles. Yet this novel has captured attention – not because of its unusual setting, but because it was written inside Alexandria’s Borg al-Arab and al-Hadara prisons.

In Support of…Omar Hazek

Last week, there was a discussion of Alexandria poet Omar Hazek’s new book, “I Do Not Like This City,” recently released by Dar al-Ain. Unfortunately, the author wasn’t there, as he was in prison when the book was celebrated