Nada Faris is a Kuwaiti writer and performance poet known as “Kuwait’s Finest.” She writes poetry, articles and fiction in English and is an Honorary Fellow in Writing at Iowa University’s International Writing Program (IWP), USA. Her book Fountain of Youth is the 2016 Vine Leaves Vignette Collection Award Semi-Finalist and is available from Vine Leaves Press. Mischie Diary, a collection of funny short stories for young adults, is available from Hamad Bin Khalifa University Press.
- Wednesday 17, January, 2018: 7pm-9pm. Talk & Poetry performance at Contemporary Art Platform. More.
- Tuesday 23, January, 2018: More information soon.
- Young Adult book, Mischief Diary, 15 funny tales based on real events, published by Hamad Bin Khalifa University Press, Doha, Qatar.
- TEDx talk “Perception is only an ink stain away,” TEDxAlshuwaikh, Jaber Al-Ahmad Cultural Center, September 2017.
- Feature and Q-and-A in bazaar magazine: “Nada Faris: The Personal Strategist. On Language, Literature, And Kuwait’s Creative Landscape.”
- Article in Fanack Chronicle of the Middle East & North Africa, “Kuwait’s Anglowaiti Music Scene.”
- Book review: Nada Faris’s “Fountain of Youth”: A Collection of Fiery Poems, Newfound.