Date/Time: 02/06/2004 12:00 am
Wednesday, June 2 at 6:30 pm
Rasha Salti (Ashkal-Alwan, Beirut) will introduce Adania Shibli, who will
then read from a selection of her short stories about daily life in Palestine in
both Arabic and English. A discussion following will be lead by Suhail Shadoud
(Adjunct Professor, Arabic Language at Columbia University).
Adania Shibli, born in Palestine in 1974, made her main studies in the field
of journalism and communication. She has been publishing regularly in literary
magazines in the Arab world and in Europe. Her first novel, Masas, was
published in Arabic in 2002 by Al Adab Publishing House (Beirut), and recently in
French by Actes-Sud Publishing House. Her second novel, We Are All Equally Far
From Love, also published by Al Adab, was just released this month. Shibli
also won twice the Young Writer’s Award-Palestine. Currently, she lives and works
Adania Shibli was recommended to residency program by Christine Tohme,
founding member of Ashkal Alwan (est 1994), a not for profit organisation based in
Beirut, Lebanon dedicated to developing multi-disciplinary art practices within
Lebanon and the region.
Please join us.
All events are open to the public and free.
apexart’s public programs are supported in part by the Kettering Family
Foundation and with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a