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Books… Represent!: Selina Tusitala Marsh, Taran Matharu & Robin Stevens

Books… Represent!: Selina Tusitala Marsh, Taran Matharu & Robin Stevens

Saturday 2 March, 12pm-1pm

Al Baraha 2, InterContinental, DFC

“You think the only people who are people, are the people who look and think like you”

That may be a lyric from “Colours of the Wind” but it’s an idea that can take hold in readers who are only exposed to characters who look and think like themselves. With many readers thirsting for characters they can identify with, how do you tackle this authentically as a writer? Author of the NYT bestselling Summoner series Taran Matharu explores racial tensions through fantasy fiction, while scholar and New Zealand Poet Laureate Selina Tusitala Marsh specialises in Pacific Islander literature, and in The Guggenheim Mystery Robin Stevens explores the thought processes of a young autistic boy. Come and hear their thoughts on writing from and about different backgrounds and perspectives.

Language: English
AED 75Foundation Friend: AED 68

All prices are inclusive of VAT

Language: Arabic
Session No. 42 
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