Elias Khoury

Elias Khoury

Festival 2015 ·Highlights ·Literature · Tags: , , , ,

To close the Shubbak Literature Festival, Elias Khoury, one of the leading lights of Arabic literature and author of a number of award-winning novels, including the critically acclaimed Gate of the Sun, discusses his writing and inspirations with award-winning author, academic and critic Marina Warner. The author will also read…  More →

New Generation

The ‘New Generation’ of Writers

Festival 2015 ·Literature · Tags: , , , , , ,

Across the Arab world the act of writing is changing – new forms of language are emerging and subjects previously seen as taboo are being tackled with increasing vigour. Author, activist and cultural commentator Bidisha chairs a discussion with Syrian author Shahla Ujayli, who until recently taught Modern Arabic Literature…  More →