Upcoming Events

October 4

The Middle East: A Year in Review with Karl Sharro (KarlRemarks) (London) at Asia House as part of the Asia House Bagri Foundation Literature Festival. I will be hosting the evening and in discussion with Karl. There will be an audience Q&A and book signing as well. Get tickets here.

October 24

In Conversation with Dom Joly (London) at Asia House as part of the Asia House Bagri Foundation Literature Festival. I will be hosting the evening and in discussion with Dom. There will be an audience Q&A and book signing as well. Get tickets here.

December 5 - 7

RiseUp Summit (Cairo) I’ll be hosting a fireside chat with Alya Mooro, author of The Greater Freedom: Life as a Middle Eastern Woman Outside The Stereotypes and participating in a panel on film production in the Middle East.

Past Events

2019

February

February 25 • Tales of The Silk Road: Lebanon | | I hosted an evening of Lebanese short films at Richmix London. The screenings were followed by a Q&A with a selection of the filmmakers. Event curated and organized by Bagri Foundation & Shorts on Tap.

February 21 • Vanguard Readings | | I read from the first chapter of my debut novel, Beirut Hustle at the Peckham Pelican in South London.


2017

September

Cliffhangers Storytelling Night (Beirut)  Storyeller

March

London Book Fair Attendee

Paris Book Fair Bookwitty Stand

April

STEP Conference (Dubai) Speaker

May

Asia House (London)  Panelist, Sin City Series


2016

June

Bardo (Beirut)  Storyeller

Cliffhangers Storytelling Night (Beirut)  Storyeller

March

Beirut Art Residency (Beirut)  Panelist, The Art in Startup


2012

October

SHARE Conference (Beirut) Speaker

March

Salon Du Livre (Paris) Book Signing

February

Pecha Kucha Night (Beirut) Speaker

January

Waterstones (London) Book Signing


2011

December

Our Man in Beirut Launch Book Launch

I've also done the occasional bit of lecturing at the American University of Beirut, the Lebanese American University and Universite Saint Joseph.