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September 17, 2016
Vanished Book Signing in Beiurt
Join us and author Ahmed Masoud for the book signing of his critically acclaimed novel Vanished: The Mysterious Disappearance of Mustafa Ouda in conversation with Jehan Bseiso.
The book signing will take place at Dar El-Nimer for Arts & Culture in Beirut between 6:00 - 8:00 pm on Saturday 17 Septermber.
Vanished was nominated for the Palestine Book Awards 2015.
Ahmed Masoud is a writer and director who grew up in Palestine and moved to the UK in 2002. His credits include Go to Gaza, Drink the Sea (London and Edinburgh 2009), Escape from Gaza (BBC Radio 4, 2011), Walaa, Loyalty (London 2014, funded by Arts Council England). Ahmed is the founder of Al Zaytouna Dance Theatre (2005) where he wrote and directed several productions in London, with subsequent European Tours. After finishing his PhD research, Ahmed published many journals and articles including a chapter in Britain and the Muslim World: A historical Perspective (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011). An earlier version of Vanished won the Muslim Writers Awards (London 2011 supported by Penguin Books).
Jehan Bseiso is a Palestinian poet, researcher and aid-worker currently based in Beirut.Born in Los Angeles, she grew up in Jordan and studied in Lebanon at the American University of Beirut, from where she has a Masters in English Literature.
Her poetry has been published in the Electronic Intifada and The Palestine Chronicle among others. She is part of the regional collective "The Poeticians" whose first collection Nowhere Near a Damn Rainbow: Unsanctioned Writing From The Middle East was published in 2012. In "I Remember My Name" , published in April 2016 ,her poems appears alongside two other Palestinian poets. The book is nominated for a Palestine Book award.
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