Tag: writers festival

Spreading Messages of Peace at the Kerala Literature Festival 2017

  Qaisra Shahraz took part in Kerala Literature festival. As a writer using her work to cultural bridge building & peace activist she assidously promoted messages of peace & harmony, using Faith Network 4 Manchester (FN4M) & Foundation for Ethnic Understanding (FFEU) banner with its logo, ‘Spread Hummus Not Hate.’ Throughout her literary session entitled “My…




Kerala Literature Festival, Calicut, India – 2017

    I was delighted to take part in Kerala Literature festival. I had a wonderful time! My hosts were terrific, I loved meeting international writers  as well as the local Malaylis and those from around India. I was warmly welcomed, looked after and honored including taking part in the inauguration and lighting of one…




APWT Conference 2015 – Manila

I am travelling to the other side of the world to wonderful Manila to take part in our annual APWT conference. Really looking forward to meeting my friends from around the world – writers and translators. I know its going to be a terrific conference with lots of exciting panels and speakers, creative writing workshops,…




Mandalay Day 4

Day of sightseeing.  Golden Monastries, Royal palaces, watch towers and the greatest of all treats on this visit. The Kuthoda ‘Book’ Pagoda. What a place!  With 729 little white temples in acres of land- housing life sizes pages from the Buddhist Holy Book inscripted on tall tablets. Hence the title of ‘Biggest Book in the World’. I…




Irrawaddy Literature Festival

Mandalay 3rd day. Fabulous end to the Irrawady literature festival, with more lively and enjoyable sessions, speeches, gala dinner, interactions, including the appearance of one of the sons of Burmese prince, come to attend a session about his grandfather, the former deposed king of Burma. Dances and puppetry ended it.  The venue of Mandalay Hills Resort Hotel…




Irrawaddy Literature Festival

We thought we’d share some of our images gathered here in Mandalay , Myanmar from Irrawaddy Literature Festival 2014. Comment, review, share and tweet (note: we love tweeting but the world of twitter can be very distracting) with all the usual social media widgets found on various locations of this wonderful webpage. Blog sharing experiences…




Hemingway’s Book Launch Event – Bangkok, Thailand

Here is the poster for an upcoming book launch event in Bangkok that I will be attending along with other writers – I am very much looking forward to it!

At the event I will be launching my new book Revolt – hope to see you there!

Hemingway's Poster