"A study of Coptic school sandwiches – or how to get your mother to make you the best chicken sandwich in the world."
In this panel, moderated by Nour Kamel, writers reflect on the various tastes that make up food writing in and through Arabic. Kamel is joined by writer, researcher, and filmmaker Salma Serry; the genre-spanning author of Food for Copts (2017) Charles Akl; and Mariam Boctor a member of Botoun’s curatorial team who helped facilitate “The Taste of Letters” workshop and translated some of its texts into English.
A few upcoming events, taking place online.
The Summer 2021 issue of ArabLit Quarterly is available today in print and e-form.