Wajdi al-Ahdal: His Childhood Reads, Current Project, and Advice for Young Yemeni Writers

"It might come as a surprise to you to know that I am writing historical essays on the origins of Yemenis."

EURAMAL Examines ‘Desire, Pleasure and Taboo’ in Arabic Lit

I’m behind the times! The EURAMAL (European Association for Modern Arabic Literature) conference took place more than a week ago, and I have yet said absolutely nothing about it. Thanks to Paola at "Invisible Arabs" for waking me from my slumber. This go-round, the conference focused on "Desire, Pleasure and the Taboo." While the mention … Continue reading EURAMAL Examines ‘Desire, Pleasure and Taboo’ in Arabic Lit