The Far Shore: Navigating Homelands + Arab American Book Awards

8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9
Arab American National Museum

$10 Museum Members; $15 general public

Celebrate the opening of The Far Shore: Navigating Homelands and the Arab American Book Awards in one spectacular evening of literature and art featuring award-winning authors and poets.
Melissa Chimera, Adele Ne Jame, Naomi Shihab Nye and Hayan Charara will take audiences through a new visual and literary exhibition, The Far Shore: Navigating Homelands. Take a tour of new paintings, textiles and photography created in response to the contemporary poetry of the Arab immigrant experience. Poets will take the stage to navigate the sometimes-challenging space between being Arab and American. The program will include open mic, refreshments, and presentation of the 2018 Arab American Book Awards readings and book signings with winning authors Safia Elhillo, Hala Alyan and Pamela E. Pennock.

Click HERE to read the full list of 2018 Arab American Book Award winners and honorable mentions.  



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