Projects – Palestine Writes

Support the “Palestine Writes” Conference in March 2020!

Palestine Writes, brought to us by Palestinian American author Susan Abulhawa (NGP member), will be the first major festival dedicated to the celebration of Palestinian literature in the United States.  In New York City, from March 27-29th, 2020, Palestine Writes will bring together writers, artists, publishers, booksellers, and scholars to hold conversations about art, literature, and the intersections between culture, struggle, and politics.  The common threads uniting all participants are the love of books and support of justice for Palestine.  Our festival honors the many historic personalities who have walked this path before us, and showcases living voices celebrating Palestinian life, devoted to the belief that art challenges repression and creates bonds between Palestine and the rest of the world.  Palestine Writes will highlight the richness of Palestinian art for a North American audience who may not have had the opportunity to experience this work due to lack of linguistic access, the severe restrictions on movement of Palestinians, and the censorship and repression of Palestinian speech in the US.  Palestine Writes will be a groundbreaking celebration of the power of Palestinian artistic visionaries and their supporters, bringing us together in the spirit of Mahmoud Darwish’s sentiment that we “have the right to smell autumn’s fragrances and ask the night for a dream.”

Get full info on the conference here.

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