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Transition to Poetry

Nov 2022
Monday 08:00 PM - 09:00 PM

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Aisha Belhaj is a poet, journalist, and academic from Morocco. She is a political scientist with a PhD. She works in the media. Belhaj’s first poetry book, “A Wind Steals My Shadow,” was published in 2017 by the House of Poetry in Morocco, and her second, “The Kiss of Water,” was published in 2019 by the Egyptian Rawafed House, along with her collection “I Do Not Know this Woman.”

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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