Interviews & events


Online discussion of Shatila Stories, with its writers, editors and translator on World Refugee Day, June 2020

Chaired Q&A discussion at Trix Magazine’s Issue 1 launch at the Allbright Mayfair in London, in August 2019, with founders Jess Weiss and Carly Schwartz.

Panel discussion on co-translating fiction and nonfiction with Jessica West and Nashwa Gowanlock at Anthology Extended, a weekend of literary events hosted by Cheltenham’s independent bookshop, the Suffolk Anthology, in March, 2019

Imagining Egypt post-2011: City/Country, East/West, and other newly-though binaries in Abdelrashid Mahmoud’s After Coffee, at SOAS university, London, in January, 2019, with author Abdelrashid Mahmoudi and translator Nashwa Gowanlock

Book launch event on World Refugee Day, June 2018, at Waterstones, Gower Street London: Peirene Now! presents Shatila Stories, with editors Meike Ziervogel and Suhir Helal, photographer Paul Romans, and translator Nashwa Gowanlock


Interview in online journal Bookblast Diary, ahead of its 2018 “10 x 10 tour” of UK independent publishers

Interview in Book After Book blog, 2018


Featured in ‘Advice on teaching The Common journal

Featured in ‘Women in translation in The Common

Featured in Egyptian Streets’ Summer Reads suggestions: 11 Literary Works by Egyptian writers

Featured in Ambit journal, in Yvonne Reddick’s essay: The Oil Encounter

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