The Truth about Book Clubs: Masterclass with Walaa Kamal
Date/Time: Saturday 4 February 2023 12:00-13:00
Venue: 4th Floor Meeting Room 12, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, Al Jaddaf - Dubai
Session No: 127
A dynamic relationship forms between the reader and the writer the moment the reader lays eyes on the pages of their books, watch them speak and formulate personal options to share in book clubs.
Although it may appear straightforward, it’s actually an intriguing and difficult relationship, especially when it comes to criticism and the popularity of the literary works.
This session is intended for emerging writers who are interested in professional publishing and promotion while also considering the impact social media and book clubs on the publishing industry.
Walaa Kamal is a British-born Egyptian writer and translator. He studied translation, media, and film directing. His written works include: 730 Days with Cairokee and Final Mass.