Palestine Festival of Literature: Interview with Ahdaf Soueif

Arts & Culture: Emmy Abdul Alim talks to Ahdaf Soueif about the Palestine Festival of Literature. 17 acclaimed international authors and publishing heavyweights work with Palestinians in this important exchange. The festival is on from 23-28 May 2009 across Palestine. Find out more at, or follow PalFest on twitter. You can also find them on facebook. While the festival is on, follow daily authors blogs and see photos from the events.

We’ve also covered the festival for’s arts and culture pages. Read the article here.