Noor Naga

VectorNoor Naga is an Alexandrian writer who was born in Philadelphia, raised in Dubai, studied in Toronto, and now lives in Cairo. She is winner of the Bronwen Wallace Award, the RBC/PEN Canada Award, and the Disquiet Fiction Prize, and her work has been published in Granta, POETRY, The Walrus, The Common, and more. Her verse-novel Washes, Prays won the Pat Lowther Memorial Award as well as an Arab American Book Award, and was published by McClelland & Stewart in 2020. Her debut novel If an Egyptian Cannot Speak English won the Graywolf Press Africa Prize and is forthcoming in April 2022 from Graywolf Press.
Events for Noor Naga
Adult event
Between the Covers – Desire in Arab Writing: Noor Naga & Selma Dabbagh
Past Event

Between the Covers – Desire in Arab Writing: Noor Naga & Selma Dabbagh

Date/Time: Sunday 6 February 2022 16:00-17:00Venue: Al Joud Ballroom 2, Hilton, Al Habtoor City
Language: EnglishSession No. 22 
AED 65 
It is a little-known secret that Arabic literature has a long tradition of eroti... Read More
Special Event
Desert Stanzas 2022
Past Event

Desert Stanzas 2022

Date/Time: Tuesday 8 February 2022 19:30-21:30Venue: Desert Camp,
Language: EnglishSession No. 49 
AED 325 
Desert Stanzas returns! Our legendary night of poetry under the stars is back fo... Read More
Adult event
Uprooted – Building a Writing Community Away from Home: Deepak Unnikrishnan, Farah Ali & Noor Naga
Past Event

Uprooted – Building a Writing Community Away from Home: Deepak Unnikrishnan, Farah Ali & Noor Naga

Date/Time: Sunday 6 February 2022 10:00-11:00Venue: Al Joud Ballroom 3, Hilton, Al Habtoor City
Language: EnglishSession No. 77 
AED 65 
What does literary representation look like for migrants in the region and what ... Read More