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Literary Event: “Stories from the Center of the World” with editor Jordan Elgrably

June 29 @ 19:00 - 20:30


TMR presents a literary event in English, for the release of Stories from the Center of the World: New Middle East Fiction published by City Lights, with editor Jordan Elgrably on Saturday, June 29th at 7pm at Gazette Café in Montpellier.

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About the book:

This book brings together the best short stories published in The Markaz Review literary magazine, with contributions from 25 emerging and/or established writers of Middle Eastern and North African origin; a unique collection of voices and points of view that illuminate life in the modern Arab world.

The stories cover a number of styles and genres, from literary fiction to science fiction, epistolary to noir.

Contributors include Salar Abdoh, Leila Aboulela, Farah Ahamed, Omar El Akkad, Sarah AlKahly-Mills, Nektaria Anastasiadou, Amany Kamal Eldin, Jordan Elgrably, May Haddad, Malu Halasa, Mohamad Khalil (MK) Harb, Alireza Iranmehr, Karim Kattan, Hanif Kureshi, Sahar Mustafah, Ahmed Naji, Mai Al-Nakib and Natasha Tynes.

About the editor:

Jordan Elgrably is a Moroccan-born Franco-American writer whose stories and creative nonfiction have appeared in numerous anthologies and magazines. He is the Editor-in-Chief and Founder of The Markaz Review in Montpellier.


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June 29
19:00 - 20:30
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The Markaz Review
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Gazette Café
6 Rue Levat
Montpellier, 34000 France
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