Book Festival Author: Faleeha Hassan
Location: Meeting Room
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Faleeha will read from her newly published memoir, War and Me, and talk about her life as a pioneering Iraqi poet, author, and journalist.
About Faleeha Hassan
Faleeha Hassan is a poet, teacher, editor, and writer born in Najaf, Iraq, in 1967, who now lives in the United States. She is the first woman who wrote poetry for children in Iraq. Faleeha received her master's degree in Arabic literature and has published sixteen collections of poetry in Arabic, which have been translated into over 10 languages, including English. She was a Pulitzer Prize nominee in 2018 and a Pushcart Prize nominee in 2019.
This event is a part of the Burlington County Book Festival, taking place on Saturday, June 3 from 11am – 4pm. Discover new books and authors, purchase book-related merchandise, and participate in activities for all ages!
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