This is Home is a short story I wrote last year about a Palestinian woman stuck in the middle of the conflict. Check it out here.
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“On the Way to Over There” a micro story, is featured in the Autumn 2013 Issue. Flip through to page 32.
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I’m reading three of my published poems, “Questions Left Unanswered” (Winner of the Cha “Betrayal” Poetry Contest 2013), “The Violinist” (Voices Israel Poetry Anthology 2012) and “Hope” (Song of Sahel 2012)
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A big THANK YOU to everyone that likes my posts/pages and add interesting comments. I’m a lazy blogger as you may have realized…. although I don’t always comment I do appreciate and value the time you spend on my blog.
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The English Writers’ Cooperative of Sri Lanka in association with International Centre for Ethnic Studies cordially invites you to a Literary Evening Celebrating Sri Lankan Women’s Writing in English Thursday, March 7, 2013; 4.00 pm – 6.00 pm at the … Continue reading