Articles tagged with: Najwa Barakat
Najwa Barakat’s Workshop ‘how to write a novel’, first of its kind in the Arab world, is being regularly covered by the press. This time, the workshop makes it as a headline on the main francophone Lebanese daily’s first page. No doubt, Barakat’s workshop is not going unnoticed. Barakat’s explicit aim is to discover young talents, help them find their own voice, and accompany them until their work is published. To some extent, Barakat is acting like a free-lance editor – with a pedagogical twist.
In a part of the world …
This year’s guest of honor of the Turin book fair was Egypt. At this occasion, and in light of Beirut World Book Capital 2009, several Italian houses publishing Arab authors had invited them.