Celebrating Velvet: An Evening with Kay Heikkinen and Huzama Habayeb

17 February '21 at 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

We are delighted to invite you to a special online event celebrating the winner of the 2020 Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation, Kay Heikkinen, for her translation of the novel “Velvet” by Huzama Habayeb (published by Hoopoe Fiction). The event will feature translator and author in conversation, with readings in Arabic and English, Q&A, and a special musical interlude by acclaimed Iran/American singer-songwriter Azam Ali, inspired by the novel.

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Online event


Banipal Trust for Arab Literature & Arts Canteen

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