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14 January 2019
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One Door for Love… Two Doors for Pain
Location: Ibrahim Al Arrayed
Time: 8:00pm to 9:00pm

Huda Ashkanani – Kuwait

A Kuwaiti poet, Huda Ashkanani graduated from Kuwait University and worked as an Arabic language teacher in addition to her work in the journalism field as editor of cultural affairs in the Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Tali’ah. Ashkanani won the 2012 Voices of the World Award for Poetry in the Italian city of Reggio and First Prize for Poetry at the Cultural Activities Competition at Kuwait University in 2006. She has published two poetry books, the critically-acclaimed A Sky Looking for Cover in Beirut in 2011 and You Were Blind. Some of her poems have been translated to English and French.

Event Location
Poetry House