What might Palestine look like in 2048, a century after the Nakba when 700,000 Palestinian Arabs were forced to flee their homes? In Palestine +100, ten contemporary Palestinian writers respond to this question through speculative fiction; considering the repercussions of war, economic blockades, humanitarian crises and political isolation. Two of the writers will read from and discuss their stories: Selma Dabbagh (Out of It) and Anwar Hamed (Jaffa Prepares Morning Coffee), along with the anthology’s editor Basma Ghalayini.

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19th Oct 2019 1:30 pm - 3:45 pm

International Anthony Burgess Foundation, The Engine House, Chorlton Mill, 3 Cambridge Street, Manchester , M1 5BY