appearances

JULY 2016

  • Poetry performance at Taste of Jamaica’s 10th Slam Poetry Competition.

JUNE 2016

  • Workshop for Children Ages 5-10: How to Become the Superhero Versions of Ourselves, Champion Among Us, Kuwait Sports Club.
  • Reading stories for Children Ages 5-10, The Promenade’s Cultural Center

APRIL 2016

  • Poetry performance at Al-Shaheed Park for The Divan’s debate.
  • Speech at Al-Shaheed Park for The Divan’s debate: Is Gender Equality an Oxymoron?
  • Speech at UAS’s first poetry slam for the inauguration of the Promenade’s Cultural Center.

MARCH 2016

  • Poetry performance at Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) for TEDxAlShuwaikh.
  • Poetry performance at Gulf University for Science and Technology, opening and co-judging the English Club’s Slam Poetry Competition.

FEBRUARY 2016

  • Poetry performance at Taste of Jamaica’s 9th Slam Poetry Competition.

JANUARY 2016

  • Poetry performance at The English School (TES) for the Interschool Round of the Poetry Competition with The British School of Kuwait (BSK) and the New English School (NES).

DECEMBER 2015

  • Poetry performance at Gulf University for Science and Technology’s spoken-word poetry event.

SEPTEMBER 2015

  • Poetry performance at Word of Mouth’s second spoken-word poetry event.

MARCH 2015

  • Poetry performance at The English School. Opening for the interschool round of the spoken word poetry competition which includes The English School, New English School and the British School of Kuwait. Joined the judges panel afterward.
  • Lecture on Writing in the Age of Social Networks for Humanity in association with the Human Rights Organization of Kuwait.
  • Poetry performance at The American University of Kuwait for International Women’s Day.
  • Speech on personal strategies and changing the world through literature at The American University of Kuwait for International Women’s Day.

FEBRUARY 2015

  • Poetry performance at 99.7 RKFM’s The Breakfast Show with DJ Aki.
  • Poetry performance at 99.7 RKFM’s The Drive Back with DJ Maha.

JANUARY 2015

  • Poetry performance at Taste of Jamaica’s 7th Slam Poetry Competition.

NOVEMBER 2014

  • Reading (short story) at US Embassy Booth of Kuwait’s 39th Annual Book Fair.
  • Discussion Panel “Kuwaitis Writing in English,” Cultural Circle, hosted by the Kuwaiti Author Talib Al-Refai.

OCTOBER 2014

  • Short story reading at American Creativity Academy, Girls Campus.

SEPTEMBER 2014

  • Poetry performance and speech at Bayan Bilingual School.

APRIL 2014

  • “Took the words write out of my mouth” Discussion Panel, Q8Bookstore, Bayt Lothan.
  • Poetry performance at Taste of Jamaica’s 6th Slam Poetry Competition.

MARCH 2014

  • Poetry performance at The Arab Open University, The 2nd English Day, Kuwait Branch.
  • Live interview Al-Rai TV, Kuwait.
  • Honorary guest at Kuwait’s Earth Hour VIP event.
  • Radio interview with Al-Boom, FM 93.9, Youth and Sports Channel, Kuwait.

DECEMBER 2013

  • Writing workshop at Jumana High School, Thahyat Abdullah Alsalem. “How to Write An Essay: Details.”
  • Writing workshop at Jumana High School, Thahyat Abdullah Alsalem. “How to Write An Essay: Big Picture.”
  • Poetry performance at Isma3ni’s Anniversary, Live Theater, Discovery Mall.
  • Poetry performance at A’Takamul International School for their English Week.
  • Book signing of Before Young Adult Fiction, The Annual Holiday Bazaar, which is supported by the US Embassy, at Salwa Al-Sabah’s Hall.

NOVEMBER 2013

  • Reading from Before Young Adult Fiction, Kuwait’s 38th Annual Book Fair, US Embassy, Kuwait.
  • Book signing of Before Young Adult Fiction, Kuwait’s 38th Annual Book Fair, That Al-Salasil, Kuwait.
  • Book signing of Before Young Adult Fiction, Kuwait’s 38th Annual Book Fair, Thoughts and Creativity Club, Kuwait.
  • Book signing of Before Young Adult Fiction , Q8Bookstore at Bayt Lothan, Kuwait.
  • Poetry performance at Spit Dat, DC, USA.
  • Poetry performance at Busyboys & Poets, DC, USA.
  • Poetry workshop at Split This Rock, DC, USA.

OCTOBER 2013

  • Poetry performance at The Deadwood, Iowa, USA.
  • Lecture at The University of Iowa on Women/Gender, Class, and Sports (particularly, soccer) in Kuwait, USA.
  • Lecture at The University of Iowa on The Kuwaiti Invasion of 1990 and its ramifications, USA.
  • Poetry performance at Was the Word: After Dark event at Clinton Street’s Social Club, Iowa, USA.
  • Reading a panel paper at Iowa City’s Public Library as part of the city’s Book Festival, USA.
  • Reading at the Senior College, Iowa, USA.

SEPTEMBER 2013

  • Poetry performance at The Feminist Union, University of Iowa, Iowa, USA.
  • Reading at the University of Iowa, Iowa, USA.
  • Poetry performance at Belle’s Basix, Cider Rapids, USA.

JULY 2013

  • Reading (essay) and a poetry performance, New Writing From Kuwait, at the Mosaic Rooms as part of the Shubbak Festival in London.

JUNE 2013

  • Creative writing workshop ‘How to Write a Short Story,’ at Better Books Café.

MAY 2013

  • Reading (essay & short story) at a showcase of Kuwaiti Writing Talent  that was hosted by Dar Al Athar and the US Embassy Kuwait, in association with the Cultural Project and Sabab Theater, at Dar Al-Athar Al-Islamiyyah.
  • Seminar and creative writing workshop at Gulf University of Science and Technology.

APRIL 2013

  • Poetry performance at International Academy of Kuwait.
  • Poetry performance at the American University of Kuwait.
  • Poetry performance at Isma3ni Open Mic, Argeela Bar, Amar Plaza.
  • Poetry performance at Gulf University of Science and Technology, hosted by Kuwait Writing Club.

DECEMBER 2012

  • Poetry performance at Isma’ani Open Mic,  Argeela Bar, Amar Plaza.

SEPTEMBER 2012

  • Poetry performance at Taste of Jamaica’s Slam 5th Poetry Competition.

JUNE 2012

  • Poetry performance at the International Academy of Kuwait.

DECEMBER 2011

  • Poetry performance at Seven Bars Cafe, opening for Silk, an American R&B Band.
  • Poetry performance at Taste of Jamaica’s 4th Slam Poetry Competition.

DECEMBER 2010

  • Poetry performance at Taste of Jamaica’s 2nd Slam Poetry Competition.

OCTOBER 2010

  • Poetry performance at Jamaican Embassy’s (Taste of Jamaica’s) 1st Slam Poetry Competition.

 


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