Author of the Day, Afra Atiq, in Conversation with Joelle Taylor

Author of the Day, Afra Atiq, in Conversation with Joelle Taylor

11 Mar 2020, 14:15 - 14:45

English PEN Literary Salon
Language:
English

 Market Focus 'Author of the Day', Afra Atiq, is an Emirati poet, spoken word artist, and PhD candidate. With a passion for languages, she writes and performs in a blend of bilingual and trilingual poems in English, Arabic, and French. Afra’s work has been featured on numerous international platforms alongside local showcases such as PublisHer summit, and Louvre Abu Dhabi. Community and education are a vital part of Afra’s work, inspiring her doctoral research into Instagram and the Arab literary ecosystem. She is a founding member of a thriving community of Emirati female writers called Untitled Chapters.

Afra will be in conversation with Joelle Taylor.

 

Contributors

  • Afra Atiq

    Speaker

    Author

    Afra Atiq is an Emirati poet, spoken word artist, and PhD candidate. With a passion for languages, she writes and performs in a blend of bilingual...

  • Joelle Taylor

    Speaker

    Writer, Editor

    Joelle Taylor is an award-winning poet, playwright, author and editor who has recently completed touring Europe, Australia, Brazil and South East...