Adelaide Festival 1 - 17 March 2013

Ahdaf Soueif

Egypt / United Kingdom

Ahdaf Soueif is a novelist, short story writer, essayist as well as a political and cultural commentator. She is the author of the bestselling novels The Map of Love (shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1999 and translated into 28 languages) and In the Eye of the Sun, and the short story collection, I Think of You. Her essays are collected in Mezzaterra: Fragments from the Common Ground. Most recently she has published an account of the events in Egypt, Cairo: my City, our Revolution. Soueif writes regularly for The Guardian in the UK and has a weekly column (in Arabic) in al-Shorouk in Egypt.

Don’t miss seeing Ahdaf Soueif at Adelaide Writers’ Week:

CAIRO: AHDAF SOUEIF & PARKER BILAL
Saturday, March 2
5pm - 6pm

MAP OF LOVE: AHDAF SOUEIF
Monday, March 4
12pm - 1pm


LAURA KROETSCH INTRODUCES AHDAF SOUEIF



Ahdaf Soueif

Cairo

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