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past events 2009

Wednesday–Saturday, February 11–14

Associated Writing Programs Conference
Chicago Hilton
720 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
312 922 4400
Interlink Booth #242 p> 

Friday, March 6

Reception and reading with Adania Shibli and poet Fadhil El Azzawi
5–7pm
Arabesque: Arts of the Arab World
Concert Hall Box Tier
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
2700 F Street NW
Washington, DC 20566
800 444 1324
RSVP by email to kcreception@arabculturefund.org

 

Saturday, March 7

Literature and the “Real” Arab World
Adania Shibli, Radwa Ashour, and Ahmed El-Fagih
on a panel moderated by Khaled Mattawa
11am–12:30pm
Family Theater
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
2700 F Street NW
Washington, DC 20566
800 444 1324

 

Friday–Saturday, April 24–25

Juniper Literary Festival book fair
Fine Arts Center
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01002

 

Tuesday May 12

Karen Emmerich reads from her translations
12:30–1:30pm
Center for the Art of Translation
111 Minna Gallery, 2nd Street and Minna Street
San Francisco, CA 94107

 

Wednesday, May 13

Translation workshop with Karen Emmerich:
Impossible Things? Poetry in Translation
6:00-8:00pm
Mechanics' Institute Library Meeting Room, 4th Floor
57 Post Street
San Francisco

 

Thursday–Sunday, May 28–31

Book Expo America
Jacob Javits Center
New York, New York
Interlink booth #4952

 

Saturday, May 30

Rachid El Daif in conversation with Pam Thompson
El Daif, the acclaimed Lebanese novelist, is the author, most recently, of Learning English
4:30–5:00pm
Downtown Stage
Jacob Javits Center

 

Sunday, September 13

Brooklyn Book Festival
10am–6pm
Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza
Brooklyn, New York

 

Sunday, November 15

Reading and book launch with Uzma Aslam Khan
3pm
Revolution Books
2626 South King Street
Honolulu, Hawai'i