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To Write with our Senses

Apr 2018
Monday 08:00 PM - 09:00 PM

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Huzama Habayeb is a Palestinian novelist and poet. She was born and raised in Kuwait, earning a Bachelor’s degree in English Language and Literature. After graduating, she worked in teaching, translation and journalism fields before focusing on writing and went on to publish several literary works, including novels, short stories and poetry collections. Among her many awards is the Jerusalem Festival of Youth Innovation in Short Stories and the Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature.

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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