Workshop 5

11 June 2021

We Wrote in Symbols: Love and Lust by Arab Women Writers

Selma Dabbagh & Emily Selove

We Wrote in Symbols: Love and Lust By Arab Women Writers” features Selma Dabbagh and Emily Selove. They will explore works from the recent anthology edited by Selma, of the same name (We Wrote in Symbols: Love and Lust by Arab Women Writers (Saqi Books, 2021)), which includes a story that Emily co-translated.

The group sessions provided the scope to be innovative about participation and collaboration for literary creativity.


Workshop material:

Part 1: Presentation and group workshop with Selma Dabbagh

Part 2: Presentation and translation exercises with Emily Selove


Public event – with guest speakers Hanan al-Shaykh, Samira Negrouche and Marilyn Hacker

11 June 2021

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