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Writing Events with Acclaimed Author Ibtisam Barakat
Sat, Apr 1, 2017, 10:00 AM – Sun, Apr 2, 2017, 12:00 PM CDT
Mizna is pleased to offer opportunities for writers to engage with acclaimed Palestinian American poet and memoirist Ibtisam Barakat during her Twin Cities visit. She will be reading from her new memoir Balcony on the Moon on Friday, joining poet Naomi Shihab Nye for a literary conversation on March 31. Additionally, she will present a workshop, a craft talk and conversation, and writing feedback for a limited number of people.
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- Thursday, 3/30, Writing Feedback Sessions, 3pm to 5pm
- Saturday, 4/1, 10am to 2pm. Memoir Writing Workshop
- Sunday, 4/2, 10am to Noon, Craft Talk + Brunch
About Ibtisam Barakat. Award-winning, Palestinian American author, poet, translator, artist, and educator Ibtisam Barakat was born in Beit Hanina, East Jerusalem, and grew up in Ramallah, Palestine. She writes in both English and Arabic. Her acclaimed memoirs Balcony on the Moon, and Tasting the Sky, and her other works center on healing social injustices, especially in the lives of young people. Her writings exist in numerous translations.