BA to host virtual online seminar on June 30

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Mon, 29 Jun 2020 - 03:14 GMT

FILE - Bibliotheca Alexandrina

FILE - Bibliotheca Alexandrina

CAIRO – 29 June 2020: The Bibliotheca Alexandrina will host a virtual seminar titled "Fantasy Literature Between Criticism and the Book Experience" on June 30 at 7 p.m.

The seminar will be moderated by writer Jehan el-Sayed with the participation of critic Ahmed Samaha, the writers Amr el-Gendy and Nesma Atef and will be supervised by writer Mounir Atiba, director of the Narration Laboratory at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina.

Amr el-Gendy is an Egyptian writer, novelist, producer of short films, member of the Writers’ Union of Egypt, and editor in more than one newspaper and electronic magazine.

Ahmed Samaha is a member of the Writers’ Union of Egypt, the Arts Atelier, the Arab Critics Association, the Bloggers Union, the Poets Union, and others. He is a journalist, critic, poet, editor-in-chief of the cultural and opinion section of the Saudi Today newspaper, the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Electronic Literature and the current cultural advisor of the Center for Arab Literature.

As for Nessma Atef, she started publishing her work on her Facebook page, before issuing “Rewayet al-Entiqam” [Novel of Revenge], and “Tabaq Yoqadam Baredan” [Cold Dish], among others.




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