"And it’s not right for those conversations and insights to be documented only in English, a language that some of those same theatre-makers would find difficult to access, and not in Arabic."
A few upcoming events taking place online.
"The Yemeni public loves writing laced with irony and sarcasm. And Yemeni readers understand when an author is directing barbs at those who deserve it, like religious leaders, the military and politicians."
"It might come as a surprise to you to know that I am writing historical essays on the origins of Yemenis."
Yes, yes, they're supposed to be Friday links. But so it goes.
When I read from Susannah Tarbush that Yemeni intellectuals were boycotting the Sana'a book fair, I thought it an echo of the book-fair fracas in Kuwait.