Ziad Khaddash, a Palestinian short story author from Jerusalem, has 12 collections of short stories. He was shortlisted in the Literary Forum’s competition for Arab Novels in Kuwait and won the Palestine Prize for Literature in 2015. Khaddash participated in numerous festivals and literary events in Istanbul, Tunisia, Manama, Dubai, Casablanca, Tunis and Beirut. Khaddash with Hala Sharouf will present the Poetical evening. Sharouf has combined East and West in her knowledge and approach, born in Libia, she lived between Lebanon, Syria and Jordan before returning to Palestine and studied English literature. She currently works as Publications’ Supervisor at The Palestinian Museum.
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.Read More