The Middle East Institute’s Arts and Culture Center and The Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation in partnership with the Cheuse International Writers Center at George Mason University present a two-day, virtual literature festival featuring writers and poets from the Middle East



Lana Barkawi
Zeina Hashem Beck
Lebanon, Author, "O", ( forthcoming in July 2022)
Matthew Davis
The Cheuse Center, George Mason University
Founding Director
Jaideep Dhanoa
Co-Founder and CEO
Mariam Gomaa
Physician and writer. Author of Between the Shadow & the Soul
Nathalie Handal
Palestine-USA-France poet, playwright, translator (Moderator)