Iman Mersal: A Portrait from the Archives
- Wed 16 Aug 10:15 - 11:15
- Spark Theatre
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Celebrated poet, writer, academic, and translator, Iman Mersal was born in the northern Egyptian Delta before emigrating to Canada. Mersal shares a wide-ranging exploration of the life of revered Egyptian writer, Enayat Al Zayyat, who died by suicide at the age of 27. Traces of Enayat, published in Arabic in 2019, translated by Robin Moger, is not only a biography: it’s a memoir, a detective story, and a compelling portrait of life for women in Egypt. In conversation with Mohamed Tonsy.