Arabic Poetry & Fiction Reading:
Sun 19 July, 1pm the Bluecoat Free – booking required To book please visit http://www.thebluecoat.org/ or call
Tickets and Information on 0151 702 53240151 702 5324
A fascinating event with two exciting Arabic authors, Hassan Blasim and Joumana Haddad, who will read from and discuss their work in the company of Ra Page of Comma Press, publisher of Madinah: City Stories from the Middle East.
Hassan Blasim was born in Baghdad in 1973.
As well as director of numerous short films and one Kurdish feature film, Hassan is a poet and short story writer with work published in various magazines, websites and anthologies. He is co-editor of the Arabic literary website www.iraqstory.com. His first full short story collection, the madman of freedom square, is launched by Comma Press this July.