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Nathalie Handal

Nathalie Handal is described as a “contemporary Orpheus.” She has lived on four continents, and her work has been translated into over 15 languages. She is the author of 10 award winning books, including Life in a Country Album, winner of the Palestine Book Award; The Republics, lauded as “one of the most inventive books by one of today’s most diverse writers,” and winner of the Virginia Faulkner Award for Excellence in Writing and the Arab American Book Award; and Love and Strange Horses, winner of the Gold Medal Independent Publisher Book Award. Her work has appeared in Vanity Fair, Guernica, the Guardian, the New York Times, The Nation, and The Irish Times. Handal is the recipient of awards from the PEN Foundation, Lannan Foundation, Fondazione di Venezia, Centro Andaluz de las Letras, and the  Africa Institute. She is a professor of literature and creative writing at New York University Abu Dhabi, and writes the literary travel column, 'The City and the Writer' for Words without Borders magazine.

Nathalie Handal

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    Heritage in Poetry

    Local poets Faraz Ali, Shihab Al Ghanem and Dr.Afra Atiq perform their work and discuss how the bards of the past have shaped the poets of today, including themselves.

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    50.00 AED

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    Language of the Soul

    Three internationally renowned poets – Dana Dajani, Danabelle Gutierrez and Yang Lian – converge to discuss the transcendent power of poetry and perform readings from their latest collections.

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    50.00 AED

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    It's a Long Story: Bernardine Evaristo & Claudia Rankine

    In a world first, Booker Prize-winner Bernardine Evaristo (Girl, Woman, Other) and illustrious American poet Claudia Rankine (Just Us) come together for a thrilling conversation about their groundbreaking careers.

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    100.00 AED


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