DATE: Saturday, November 2, 2019 | TIME: 4:30 PM | VENUE: CityLit Stage – Pier 5 Hotel, Chesapeake Room
The Language of Queens: Arab American Women Writers Speak Life
Saturday, November 2, 2019
CityLit Stage – Pier 5 Hotel, Chesapeake Room
711 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, MD, USA
In an unprecedented convening, five Arab American women poets, novelists, journalists read and discuss their work, and engage in a conversation that includes breaking silences, the culture of writing the real and the imagined, motherhood, and what it means to be authentic on the page. Debut novelist Etaf Rum, A Woman is No Man, Susan Muaddi Darraj, with a forthcoming new middle-grade series Farah Rocks, Saudi-American essayist Eman Quotah, and journalist Laila ElHaddad, Gaza Mom: Politics and Parenting in Palestine, talk life with moderator, poet, editor, and community activist, Zeina Azzam.