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    Workshop at Goethe-Institut Libanon, 2017

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    Workshop at Goethe-Institut Libanon, 2017

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    Workshop at Goethe-Institut Libanon, 2017

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Beirut Short Stories 2017

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Following the great success of the Beirut Short Stories 2016, the project returns in 2017. The writers’ workshops are directed by the author and translator Dima Wannous, who is based in Beirut and Paris.

Shortlisted candidates:
Batoul Fahs (Lebanon)
Marwa Melhem (Syria)
Mira Sidawi (Palestine)

Najwa Barakat (Lebanon), writer and critic
Chaza Charafeddine (Lebanon), writer and artist
Hassan Daoud (Lebanon), writer and journalist
Rana Idriss (Lebanon), publisher
Mazen Maarouf (Palestine), writer, translator, critic
Günther Orth (Germany), translator and interpreter

Beirut Short Stories is a project by KfW Stiftung in cooperation with Goethe-Institut Lebanon and Commonwealth Writers, the cultural initiative of the Commonwealth Foundation, London.