Maya Abu Al-Hayyat directs the Palestine Writing Workshop on the West Bank. She'll read poems & be in conversation with poet Deema Shehabi.
The new event series ‘AGYA Literary Salon’ hosts both established and emerging Arab and German authors to discuss their literary careers, visions, and latest works. The Salon especially aims to introduce new literary talents and unknown texts to the public, presenting new thoughts, expressing human values, and providing a source
Literary translator Nariman Youssef will chair a discussion with fellow professional translators Alice Guthrie, Anton Hur and Ruth Martin, to openly and honestly discuss the realities of sustaining a career in the industry. There will also be an opportunity for you to ask your own questions at this live online
Hartmut Fähndrich reflects on the dubious pleasure of translating modern Arabic literature into German. This event will take place at the British Library. It will be simultaneously live streamed on the British Library platform. Tickets may be booked either to attend in person (physical), or to watch on our platform
On the one year anniversary of her death, Mizna celebrates the life and legacy of the prolific artist, writer, and philosopher Etel Adnan in a conversation with some of her collaborators and peers, Kazim Ali, Andrea Abi-Karam, and Omar Berrada moderated by Mizna curator Heba Y. Amin. This conversation will be available to view starting November 14, 2022.
Join MENAWA's virtual book club to discuss Malika Moustadraf's Blood Feast (tr. Alice Guthrie) on November 17, 5 pm UK time. Email email@example.com to join.
Join Literatures of Annihilation, Exile, and Resistance for a virtual event with Abdelaziz Baraka Sakin and Sinan Antoon.
Adabiyat Book Club will meet on Sunday, November 20 at 12 pm EST via Zoom to discuss Jokha Alharthi's novel Bitter Orange Tree. To participate, message the organizers on Twitter or Instagram @_adabiyat_ and find more info here: https://linktr.ee/adabiyat
On the 29th November, The Elliott Bay Book Company will be virtually welcoming two poets with new collections: Peter Cole's Draw Me After and Iman Mersal's The Threshold.
Beloved Palestinian chefs + food bloggers have teamed up with UNRWA USA this holiday for a festive cooking demonstration that helps refugees
Join MENAWA's virtual book club to discuss Hoda Barakat's Voices of the Lost (tr. Marilyn Booth) on December 15, 5 pm UK time. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to join.
Avielah Barclay and Joumana Medlej are both deeply engaged in the Art of the Book.n. They will discuss what each tradition learned from its neighbours – how different materials and techniques were incorporated or dismissed as different scribal traditions and religious identities engaged with them. They will also discuss what we can discern about the calligraphers' and scribes' state of mind by what is visible on the page.