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Tjawangwa Dema

Tjawangwa Dema is author of The Careless Seamstress, winner of the Sillerman First Book Prize. Her latest collection, an/other pastoral was a finalist for both the African Studies Association’s Aidoo-Snyder Book Prize and the Luschei Prize and was named a Brittle Paper Notable African Book of 2022. Dema has given readings and facilitated workshops in over 25 countries, in places ranging from New Delhi to New York, Lagos to London, and Paris to Phnom Penh. In 2023, she addressed the United Nations Habitat Assembly. As an arts administrator, festival producer and educator, she has received fellowships and support from institutions including the University of Iowa’s International Writing Program, Northwestern University’s Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities and Arts Council England. Dema manages ArtsConsult Botswana and serves on multiple international literary festival, editorial and adjudication committees.

Tjawangwa Dema

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    Desert Stanzas

    An annual highlight in the Dubai cultural calendar, Desert Stanzas is the Festival’s unforgettable night of celebration and rapture featuring poetry and spoken word from around the world.

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    Price

    425.00 AED

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    LitFest After Hours: Third Night

    The Festival doesn’t stop once the sun goes down. LitFest After Hours will enliven your senses with a feast of performances, activities and experiences. Who knows what you mind find.

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    Price

    40.00 AED


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