• Bar
    Hard Luck Bar

    “Like any other bar in any city on earth, nothing was overwhelming…” Traveling the American Midwest six years later, Egyptian writer Hamdy El-Gazzar finds a familiar bar full of characters, life, and creative inspiration.

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  • Bar
    Hard Luck Bar (Arabic Text)

    “Like any other bar in any city on earth, nothing was overwhelming…” Traveling through the American Midwest six years later, Egyptian writer Hamdy El-Gazzar finds a familiar bar full of characters, life, and creative inspiration.

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  • Giza Sunset
    Writing…

    Egyptian writer and columnist Hamdy El-Gazzar talks about writing a novel, specifically his novel Secret Pleasures, as a way to discus what is “happening and happened in Egypt since the Kefaya movement appeared in 2004.”

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  • Giza Sunset
    Writing… (Arabic Text)

    Egyptian writer and columnist Hamdy El-Gazzar talks about writing a novel, specifically his novel Secret Pleasures, as a way to discus what is “happening and happened in Egypt since the Kefaya movement appeared in 2004.”

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  • Doctor Who
    Ars Amatoria

    Israel Centeno shares private notes, previously used with readers and students, containing considerations surrounding the art of writing fiction.

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  • Patrons Enjoying a Late Night Bar Excursion
    Cartografías

    “Más de una vez me he preguntado qué tipo de escritor hubiera sido, qué tipo de obra hubiera escrito, si no hubiera pasado tantas y tantas horas de mi vida en una barra, en el derroche de las energías vitales y en la saturación de los sentidos.”

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