Tag Archives: Dubai

Writer in exile: 101st blog post

“‘A writer is always in exile,’ she said, this is what pushes him or her to write. ‘It doesn’t have to be geographical.’” From Journalist Olivia Snaije’s interview with three Syrian and Iraqi women writers living in exile: Samar Yazbek, Inaam Kachachi, and Rosa Yassin … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Life, Research, Travel, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dubai Bai Night

A night in Dubai. I had a layover between Afghanistan and Zambia at DXB, and I had read that there were some FlyerTalkers celebrating a birthday there. I took a cab downtown and had dinner with them, and looking out … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Life, Travel | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment