fatena al-ghorra to take part in the iwp in iowa thanks to us embassy and passa porta collaboration

The Belgo-Palestinian poetess Fatena Al-Ghorra has been selected to take part in the annual International Writing Program Fall Residency in Iowa in the United States. The last time that a Belgian author took part in this prestigious residency programme was in 2005 with Kristien Hemmerechts. The U.S. Embassy in Brussels called on the International House of Literature Passa Porta to put forward suitable candidates for one of the world’s most prestigious residency programmes.

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