"I was keen on exploring the theme of "new" personal and political realities being lived and confronted by women in the Arab world and the diaspora in recent years, especially in the aftermath of the wars and revolutions the region has undergone on multiple levels in the new century."
Translating Egypt's Revolution: The Language of Tahrir, ed. Samia Mehrez, is now available from AUC Press. Although it's available for sale online and in AUCP bookstores, its official launch will come on June 9 (7 p.m., Oriental Hall, AUC Downtown Campus). The launch will be paired with a a photo exhibit by Michael Kennedy, who took the shot … Continue reading New Releases: ‘Translating Egypt’s Revolution’ and ‘Now That We Have Tasted Hope’
The international writers' organization PEN recently made available its 2010 Writers in Translation anthology, which one can pick up online (as a PDF) or at select libraries and independent bookstores: for free!