On Festivals and Retreats
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Santa Maddalena, Florence
Nearly three weeks at this wonderful place enabled me to finish the draft of my novel, Other States, Other Lives.
I spent two weeks working on my play The Brick, at the Qattan Artists’ Guest House in Ramallah and blogged about the experience for English PEN. See Notes From A Safehouse in Area A
The British Council arranged for me to go to the wonderful Lahore Literary Festival I wrote two pieces about my stay there.
My blog on attending the Jaipur Literary Festival for Edinburgh World Writers.
I attended the Mediterranean Festival of Literature in September 2012 at the invitation of the British Council. My blog from Malta for the British Council is here.
I travelled to Gaza with PalFest in 2012 from Egypt and blogged about my visit for English PEN.
Port Cetate, nr. Craiova, Romania