Events

2016

NYC
Oct 12
AAWW
Book Launch: Him, Me, Muhammad Ali, with Moustafa Bayoumi, Hala Alyan, and Sara Yasin
7 PM

ATLANTA
OCT 18
Charis Books
Reading from Him, Me, Muhammad Ali with Vanessa Huang and Soniah Kamal
7 PM

AUSTIN
OCT 21
BookWoman
Reading from Him, Me, Muhammad Ali with special guests
7 PM

OAKLAND
Oct 26
Solespace
Reading from Him, Me, Muhammad Ali, with Marvin K White & Heaven Mousalem
7 PM

LA
Oct 28
Chevalier’s
Reading from Him, Me, Muhammad Ali, with Wendy C Ortiz & Myriam Gurba
7 PM

FRESNO
Nov 4
Tokyo Garden
Book Launch: Him, Me, Muhammad Ali. Photo Booth, Prizes, and a Best Femme Boxing Pose Contest
7 PM

ANN ARBOR
NOV 7
Literati

Reading from Him, Me, Muhammad Ali with Kamelyah Youssef & Tariq Luthun
7 PM

CHICAGO
NOV 9
Reading from Him, Me, Muhammad Ali with special guests
Women & Children First, Chicago
7 PM

PORTLAND
DEC 5
Powell’s

Reading from Him, Me, Muhammad Ali with Special Guests
7:30 PM

SEATTLE
DEC 7
Hugo House

Reading with Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha
7 PM

PAST EVENTS

2014:

Indianapolis
November 17, 7PM
IUPUI’s Al-Mutanabbi Street Symposium
735 W. New York St

NYC
November 4 & 5
Hunter College
Hunter West Building

SEATTLE
Feb 27
AWP Conference
How Far Imagination: Writing Characters of a Different Race
10:30 AM

LAKE TAHOE
Jan 6
Sierra Nevada College MFA Program
SNC College Library
6PM

2013:

MINNEAPOLIS, MN
May 10
An event sponsored by Mizna
and
Normandale College
Honey, 205 E Hennepin Ave
6PM

NYC

PEN World Voices Festival

May 3
A Literary Safari
Westbeth Center for the Arts
55 Bethune St, New York, NY 10014
6:30 PM

May 4
All That’s Left to You: Palestinian Writers in Conversation
The New School: Tishman Auditorium
66 West 12th St., New York, NY 10011
3PM

EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY
Janurary 26 2013
Lions in Winter
11:30 am – 12:45 pm, reading at 7

GRINNELL, IOWA
February 28 2013
Writers@Grinnell

Rosenfield Center, Room 101
8PM

AWP CONFERENCE, BOSTON
MARCH 6-9 2013
Arab-American Writing in the 21st Century: A Reading and Discussion
Born Again: The New Rise of University Literary Journals

2012:

SAN ANTONIO
April 13
Our Lady of the Lake University
Literary Festival

1-2:30, Thiry Auditorium

FAYETTEVILLE
April 20
Arkansas Festival of Writers
7PM, 2 East Center Street (Continuing Education Center)

SAN FRANCISCO

March 17
5th Annual Bay Area Arab Women’s Conference
Arab Cultural & Community Center
2 Plaza St

CHICAGO
AWP Conference

March 2
Arab-American Feminisms
Lake Eerie Room, Hilton Plaza, 8th Floor
4-5:30 PM 

March 3
University of Michigan Alumni Reading
Empire Ballroom, Palmer House Hilton, Lobby Level
4:30-5:45

2011:

TORONTO
June 11
Beit Zatoun
612 Markham Street
Toronto, ON M6G 2L8
7PM

June 12
Luminato Festival
Glen Gould Studio
1PM

NYC
DIWAN Festival for the Arts
March 25

EDUCATION AS ART
Room C198
The Graduate Center, CUNY
365 Fifth Ave.
11:15AM

FRESNO
February 18
A Panel on Egypt
Fresno State
Alice Peters, UBC 191
4-5:30

2010:

WALES
Sunday 30 May 2010
Hay Festival of Literature
Reading With Abdellah Taiia and Faiza Guene
The Summer House, 4PM

ANN ARBOR MI

RAWI- Radius of Arab American Writers Conference

Thursday June 3
Reading, with Alia Yunis and Laila Halaby
Palmer Commons, University of Michigan, 5PM

Friday June 4, 11-12:45
Arab American Artists and the MFA
With Hayan Charara and Reem Gibriel
Palmer Commons, Board Room 5

Friday June 4, 2-3:45
Breaking Down Barriers, Fanning the Flames: Teaching Arab and Arab American Literature
Palmer Commons, Great Lakes Panel

NYC
PEN World Voices Festival

April 29
Writing, Speaking, Dreaming: A program for high school students
Instituto Cervantes, 211-215 East 49th Street
10-Noon

April 29
Face to Face: Confronting the Torturers
Joe’s Pub, 425 Lafayette Street
9:30-10:45PM

April 30
Incognito: Writers and their Aliases
Elebash Recital Hall CUNY Graduate Center 365 Fifth Avenue
1-2:30PM

2009:

AUSTIN

September 3 2009
BookWoman
5501 N. Lamar Blvd
7PM

GERMANY

Munich
September 14, 19:30 (tbc.)
Karonlinenplatz 3, 80333 München

Tuebingen
September 15, 19:30 (tbc.)
Deutsch-Amerikanisches Institut, Karlstr. 3, 72072 Tübingen

Berlin
September 16, 20:00
Museum für Islamische Kunst, Museumsinsel, Bodestr. 1 -3, 10178 Berlin
in cooperation with the Literaturfestival Berlin and the Ramadan Kulturfest
Tickets: (Tel. 030 2090-5401)

Kiel
September 17, 19:00
Literaturhaus Schleswig-Holstein, Schwanenweg 13, 24105 Kiel
organized by Amerika-Gesellschaft

Hamburg
September 18, 19:30 (tbc.)
Amerikazentrum Hamburg, Sandtorkai

ANN ARBOR
March 18 at 7pm
Crazy Wisdom

ALBION, MI
March 19 at 7pm
Keynote Speaker, Women’s History Month
Albion College

As part of the Scion Author Tour 2008:

SEATTLE
December 13th at 7pm
Elliot Bay Book Co.
101 South Main Street

CHICAGO
November 21st at 7pm
The Book Cellar
4736 N. Lincoln Ave.

And the Other Press tour, 2008:

ATLANTA
August 29-31
Decatur Book Festival

BOSTON
September 5
Harvard Bookstore, co-sponsored by Center for New Words
1256 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA
7PM

NYC
September 6
Blue Stockings
172 Allen Street
New York, NY 10002
212-777-6028
7PM

AUSTIN
September 11
BookPeople
603 N. Lamar
Austin, TX
7PM

ANN ARBOR
September 15
Shaman Drum
311-315 South State Street
734-662-7407
7:30 PM

LA
September 17
Skylight Books
1818 N. Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Tel: (323) 660-1175
7:30 PM

SONOMA
September 18
Readers’ Books
130 E. Napa Street
Sonoma, CA 95476
707-939-1779
7:30 PM

SAN FRANCISCO

September 19
Books Inc. in Opera Plaza
601 Van Ness, SF
415.776.1111
7PM

CHICAGO
September 26
The Book Cellar
4736-38 North Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
773.293.2665
7PM

DETROIT
October 9
MOCAD
4454 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48201
7PM

AUSTIN

November 1
Texas Book Festival
1-2pm in room E2.028
Texas State Capitol

PORTLAND
November 11
Wordstock Festival
11AM Reading
AND
3PM First Books Panel