Women Writing Syria: Resilience, Solidarity, Movement

6 December, 2021 -

Led by Dr Bahriye Kemal

An extraordinary evening with award-winning and emerging displaced Syrian female writers from across the world discussing the act of writing about their lived experiences of displacement, family, social movements, recovery, mental health and so much more. The discussion was interspersed with readings by Fatima Nawal Bazerbashi, Hiba Ezzideen, Fozya Aldared, Jihan Sayed-Issa, Ibtisam Ibrahim Teresa, and performance poetry by Amal Kassir. It also marked the launch by Samar Yazbek of her new novel Planet of Clay (2021)