Liverpool Arab Arts Festival Creates an Archive of Digital Delights

"Not only did this create an increased sense of intimacy during the events, it also altered the temporality of the festival by allowing audiences to participate live, view recordings of events at their own leisure and, perhaps most significantly, to return to these events and reconsider their contents through the creation of a digital archive with many of the events still available to view online."

How Are Arab Countries Celebrating World Book and Copyright Day?

For those of us in Cairo, it seems that Shorouk Bookstores is offering the best WB & CD discount, at 20%, but other stores (BookSpot), chains (Alef), and government entities (GEBO) are also offering money-off deals. For those in Sharjah or Dubai, you should go to the  children's reading festival that opened today. And I just … Continue reading How Are Arab Countries Celebrating World Book and Copyright Day?

If You’re in NYC, If You’re in Cairo, If You’re in London…

If You're in NYC Well, then you should be planning to go to the Gazan Writers Salon on April 25 (give your Facebook RSVP here). Participants include Fatena al Ghorra, (The Sea is Still Behind Us , A Very Disturbing Woman), Adania Shibli (Touch, We Are All Equally Far from Love); Soumaya Al Sousi ( The … Continue reading If You’re in NYC, If You’re in Cairo, If You’re in London…