This spring's lineup will bring in three big names: Egyptian author and critic Belal Fadl, Lebanese poet Zeina Hashem Beck, and Syrian scholar and theatre artist Naila al-Atrash.
In the main, Aswat will focus on literary news updates, profiles, essays, and reviews. "We will work basically in Arabic and English, but we will add other languages in later stages," Salah Eldein said.
From Reading Morocco: Reading Crisis Alarms Moroccan Writers. As it is here, so it is elsewhere. The quotes put the blame on readers, although I am not so sure the blame doesn't also fall on writers. Certainly, there are things we could be saying that would make reading more relevant and alive in people's daily … Continue reading End of January ’10 News and Events