A book by hbs MENA, Beirut office and published by (I.B.Tauris) is a collection of some of the best new writing born out of the Arab Spring. Bringing together authors, journalists, activists, students, writers and bloggers, it tells the deeply moving and personal stories of these individuals who witnessed and wrote about the revolutions in their countries across the Arab region. From Cairo to Damascus and from Tunisia to Bahrain.
Translated mostly from the Arabic, it has been awarded a 2013 Prize from English PEN for Outstanding Writing in Translation and was launched on May 29 at the Mosaic Room in London through a panel discussion hosting panelists Matthew Cassel (Editor), Layla Al-Zubaidi (Editor), Ali Aldairy (Contributor, Bahrain), Mohamed Mesrati (Contributor, Libya) and Ali Abdulemam (Bloger from Bahrain).
For more information about the panel, click here
Writing Revolution was reviewed by:
- The tanjara blog on June 20, 2013
- The Independent on June 1, 2013
- NOW News on June 9, 2013
- The Frontline Club News on May 29, 2013
- The Oxonian Review on May 30, 2013