[Young Adult & Children’s Lit.] MISCHIEF DIARY: 15 Funny Tales Your Kids Will Love

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I am so excited to promote the pre launch of my young adult book of short stories MISCHIEF DIARY, 15 funny tales based on real events (Hamad bin Khalifa University Press, Doha, 2018). Kuwaiti author of MISCHIEF DIARY, @nadafaris, writes a letter to the younger version of herself. To know more quirky stories like this, […]

Notebook #1: Who am I?

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I’m starting a new segment on my blog titled “Notebook,” where I will write about my life. I’ll update you with my experiences, thoughts, and feelings, and (most likely) pictures and videos of my cats. I have two: the vain Lady Susana Montgomery and the naughty Percy Bysshe Shelly. But first, a little introduction in […]

TEDxCanadianUniversityDubai, Oct 26

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I’m thrilled to be speaking at TEDxCanadianUniversityDubai (TEDxCUD) along with 6 other international and local speakers. This event is invite only and it won’t be live-streamed. I look forward to meeting you all on October 26, 2017 at the Canadian University of Dubai. For more information, please visit TEDxCUD’s main website. And follow, like, and share their […]

Article: “Kuwait’s Anglowaiti Music Scene” in Fanack Chronicle of the Middle East and North Africa

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“In spite of uneven restrictions and acute censorship, Kuwait is undergoing a cultural transformation. Musicians who sing in English, in particular, are benefiting from developments in Kuwait’s cultural infrastructure. While many singers and song-writers are trying to make their mark in the industry, four artists illustrate the diverse ways musicians interact with the ‘Anglowaiti’ music […]

Reading a Paper at ​Gulf University for Science and Technology’s English Language and Literature Conference (GELL) 2017: “Translingualism”

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GELL Confrence 2017, “Translingualism,” will be held at GUST, from Monday April 17, to Thursday April 20. I’m reading a paper, “Writing and Space: Physical and Psychological Influence,” on the 18th of April, 2:00-4:00 pm. I am thrilled to read with favorite GCC poets, Nejood Al-Yagout (our own mystic) and Afra Atiq (the UAE’s first […]