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18 February 2019
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Following the Passion and Evading the Ordinary
Location: Shaikh Ebrahim bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Center for Culture & Research
Time: 8:00pm to 9:00pm

Sahar El-Mougy
Sahar El-Mougy graduated from the Department of English at the Faculty of Arts at Cairo University, and currently works there as a professor of English and American poetry. Her work is divided between stories, novels and essays, and she hosts a radio program called “The Search for Gold” which deals with youth writing and psychology.
In 2009, she founded along with a group of writers, academics and artists a writing workshop focusing on issues of changing the usual image of women in stories and
the media. She has several published stories and novels to her name and has won a number of awards, including the Girls’ Clubs of Sharjah for her novel Daria and the
international Cavafy Poetry Prize named after the famous Greek poet.

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Shaikh Ebrahim Center