14 / 06 / 2022

#04 lumbung stories: Nesrine Khoury

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The writer María Bastarós together with harriet c. brown introduce us to lumbung cosmologies through interviews and readings around the lumbung stories book. In this episode you can listen to the conversation between María Bastarós and the author Nesrine Khoury and the reading by the latter of the first 300 words of her story in its original language. We invite you to read along with the book in your hands in the language of your choice.

Nesrine Khoury was born in Syria in 1983 and lives in Alicante, Spain. Her first book of poetry, ‘With a Drag of War’, was published in 2015 by Attakwin, Damascus. Her novel, ‘Wadi Qandil’, was published by Al- Mutawassit in 2017. Her second poetry collection titled “I Kick the House and Go Out” was awarded with a scholarship in the Creative and Critical Writing Category sponsored by the AFAC (Arab Fund for the Arts). Published in 2018 by Ninawa Publishing House - Damascus. She has been translated into English, Spanish, French, Catalan and Italian. 

This podcast has been possible thanks to the support of Etxepare Euskal Institutua and Acción Cultural Española.

Dina