In our penultimate Writing Revolution extract, Ali Aldairy tells the story of a nation’s ignored revolution as a result of a near total media blackout from international and Arab news organisations.
Our Writing Revolution extracts continue from Tunisia and its Jasmine revolution, where Malek Sghiri talks of being a student activist, his kidnapping, imprisonment and detention.
For Mohamed Mesrati, writing about Libya’s revolution is a homecoming, a rejoining. Taken from Writing Revolution, Mesrati recalls his father reading him his favourite bedtime story, in Tripoli, during the 1990s.
From Algeria, full of fear and yearning, Ghania Mouffok’s entry in Writing Revolution recounts the sad and bitter history of the country’s aborted uprisings against the status quo.
In the latest instalment from Writing Revolution, Yasmine El Rashidi talks about her life before Egypt’s revolution and how it paved the way for her involvement in mass rebellion.
‘Saudi Arabia is a mystery to me. Its history grudgingly unfolds in fits.’ In the second of our Writing Revolution extracts, Safa Al Ahmad contemplates the protest movement in Saudi Arabia.
In the first of our extracts from Writing Revolution, winner of English PEN’s translation award, Khawla Dunia explores the interplay of subjective experience and objective reportage.
The naked body remains a site of contestation, but what does it mean to be naked in public? Ukrainian feminist protest group FEMEN are making the question evermore complex.
In case you missed or weren’t able to attend the launch and accompanying debate of Naomi Sakr’s new book at the Frontline Club, here’s Richard Nield to fill in the blanks.
Out in May, how about a sneak preview from our English Pen award winning book Writing Revolution?
What are the choices left for Palestinians if there is to be a two-state solution? In the aftermath of Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian president’s successful bid at the UN in November 2012, one must ask how the UN recognising Palestine as an observer member is getting us closer to the main issues of peace for …
It is with great excitement that we can announce Writing Revolution: The Voices From Tunis to Damascus has been awarded the 2013 English PEN Award for outstanding writing in translation.
At I.B.Tauris we are delighted to announce our partnership with London-based online publishing forum Ibraaz.