Ghada ABDEL AAL is a blogger, newspaper and magazine columnist, screenwriter and author of the bestselling Ayza Atgawez (I Want to Get Married), a sociopolitical satire that examines the cultural expectations placed upon women of marriageable age in Egypt. Her book has been translated into five languages, and Abdel Aal’s comedic screenplay adaptation won The Golden Pyramid award at the Cairo Arabic Media Festival. Ms. Abdel Aal is an alumna of the International Writing Program’s Fall Residency, and recipient of the 2012 Bauer Prize for promising new writers at Incroci di Civiltà, Venice’s International Literary Festival.
Ghada Abdel Aal
Between the Lines Instructor
Oct 04, 7:00 pm Kaveh Akbar in conversation with Christopher Merrill
Oct 06, 12:00 pm IWP Panel Discussion Series: "Style in the Hard Light of Algorithm"
Oct 06, 5:00 pm International Writing Program: Shambaugh House Reading
Oct 08, 4:00 pm IWP Reading at Prairie Lights Books