Danabelle Gutierrez: Tears Across the Earth
Date/Time: Saturday 4 February 2023 10:00-11:00
Session No: 252
Tears Across the Earth is a collection of short stories and poems that wanders with the reader through various landscapes, exploring the theme of belonging through identity, home, language and relationships – tearing across the earth, looking for something to call its own.
Join Danabelle Gutierrez for the official launch of her new book, which will feature a series of poetry and readings and an in conversation with the author herself.
Danabelle Gutierrez is an award-winning artist, writer, actress and photographer. In addition to Tears Across the Earth, she is the author of poetry books & Until The Dreams Come and I Long To Be The River and chapbooks Eventually, The River Surrenders and Softer. Her writing has been published in The Common, Cordite Poetry Review, Postscript Magazine, ElectraStreet, WordsDance, and in a video for Vogue Arabia recited by Ciara, among other publications. Born in Las Piñas, raised in Cairo, Vienna, and Muscat, Danabelle currently lives in Dubai.
This session is moderated by Nicholo Jallores
As you plan your day at the Festival, please take into consideration that it takes between 30-60 mins to commute between the Intercontinental, Festival City and Mohammed Bin Rashid Library.