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Toronto: Saleem Haddad book launch

March 14 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Another Story Bookshop and Pages UnBound proudly present the Toronto Book Launch for

Guapa
by Saleem Haddad
Featuring a reading with Saleem Haddad and interview with Dina Georgis

Tuesday, March 14th @ 7pm
The Gladstone Hotel
1214 Queen Street West

PWYC (suggested donation $5 at the door)

For more information contact:
416-462-1104
www.anotherstory.ca / http://www.pages-unbound.com/

The Gladstone Hotel is fully accessible

“Family, identity, and politics collide in Haddad’s debut…The topic of gay life in the Arab world is richly complex, and Haddad’s cinematic, evocative prose rises to meet the sensitive subject matter.” —Publisher’s Weekly

Co-sponsored by the Toronto Palestinian Film Festival, the Women & Gender Studies Institute at the University of Toronto and the Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies, University of Toronto

Published by Other Press

Saleem Haddad is a writer and aid worker. He was born in Kuwait City to an Iraqi-German mother and a Palestinian-Lebanese father, and has lived in Jordan, Cyprus, Canada and the U.K. He has worked with Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) and other international organisations in Yemen, Syria, Iraq, Libya, Lebanon, and Egypt. In addition to writing, he currently advises international organisations on humanitarian and development issues in the Middle East and North Africa. He divides his time between the Middle East and London, where he lives with his partner and their greyhound, Jack.

 

Dina Georgis is an Assistant Professor, Women and Gender Studies Institute at the University of Toronto

 

For more information contact 416-462-1104

www.anotherstory.ca

For media inquiries contact:

Anjula Gogia, Events Coordinator, Another Story Bookshop

anjulagogia@gmail.com

Details

Date:
March 14
Time:
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Website:
http://www.anotherstory.ca/

Organizer

Another Story Bookshop

Venue

The Gloadstone Hotel
1214 Queen St West
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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