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Faster Than Light. Slower Than Wind

Feb 2023
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Eman Abdulhadi is a poet and academic. She holds the position of Assistant Professor of Literature and Modern Criticism at Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan. She worked as head of the publishing and literary events department in the cultural department of the Greater Amman Municipality and presented a cultural talk show on the radio station Hawa Amman. She participated in many festivals, poetry recitals, and academic conferences. Her poetry was studied by critics, winning several literary awards, including the Jordanian Ministry of Culture Award, the Family of Future Writers, the Jordanian House of Poetry, the Sharjah Award for Young Poets, the Rashid bin Hamad Al Sharqi Award for Creativity in the category of Children’s Literature 2020, and season five of Prince of Poets TV program. She is a member of the Jordanian Writers Association and the Jordanian Critics Association. She also published a collection of books titled So Be It.

When his soul left his body and this world, he left a house for poetry, a place for his things, and walls where the poetry he loved would remain. The Bahraini poet Ibrahim Al Arrayed, and all those who (followed) him in his literary journey and translated works, were retained by the Sheikh Ebrahim bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Centre for Culture and Research in his city which he belonged, Manama. For it was the house of fame, as the first among the homes of cultural centers outside the city of Muharraq.

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