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Poets from Palestine in London

9 January 2013

Banipal and The Mosaic Rooms

have pleasure in inviting you to

Writers from Palestine in London
Join us for an evening of poetry and discussion with poets from Palestine

Asma’a Azaizeh and Marwan Makhoul

7.00pm, Thursday 24 January 2013
The Mosaic Rooms
A.M. Qattan Foundation
Tower House, 226 Cromwell Road
London SW5 0SW
With Q&A
Introduced by Banipal’s editor Samuel Shimon
Chaired by Omar Al-Qattan, A.M. Qattan Foundation/The Mosaic Rooms
Followed by Reception and Book signing
Copies of Banipal 45 – Writers from Palestine will be on sale for signing
Asma’a Azaizeh won the Qattan Foundation Young Writer Award in 2010 and had her first collection of poetry Liwa published in 2011. She has worked as a journalist and presenter for various newspapers and radio stations and is currently presenter of a Palestinian television programme on culture and art, as well as a lecturer in creative writing. She is also active in several cultural activities including editing the poetry section of the e-zine Qadita.

Marwan Makhoul published his first book of poetry Ard al-passiflora al-hazinah (Land of the Sad Passiflora) in 2007 with Al-Jamal Publishers. That same year a second edition of the book was published in Haifa and then a third edition in Cairo in 2012. In 2009 he won the prize of best playwright in the Acre Theatre Festival for his first play.

Doors open 6.30pm
This is a free event, and you are invited, but seats are limited so do please RSVP to: to reserve your place.

For all information about the Evening, the Poets and about Banipal 45 – Writers from Palestine
please go to:

1 Gough Square

tel: 00 44 (0) 20 7832 1350


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