Readings & Events


March 19th, 2022: Virginia Festival For the Book, In Person, 2:00-3:00pm (ET)

April 5th, 2022: Fayetteville Library, Virtual, 6:00PM (ET)

April 10th, 2022: Politics & Prose, DC, 3:00pm (ET)

April 14th, 2022: 1455 Literary Series, Virtual, 7:00pm (ET)

April 22nd, 2022: Lost City Books, Adams Morgan (DC), 7:00pm (ET)


November 4th, 2021: 12:00noon (EST)

Middle East Institute of Art & Culture Center Presents: Poetry Reading & Conversation Featuring Etel Adnan Poetry Prize Winners Zaina Alsous & Danielle Badra

October 7th, 2021: 7:30pm (EST)

Fall for the Book: Mason MFA Alumni Celebration (In-Person & live-streamed)

June 11th, 2021: 6PM (EST)

RAWI fest 2021 (Virtual): Debuts Panel W/ Kundiman & Cave Canem

Join us for a panel on debuts from marginalized literary communities featuring Kundiman prize winners Janine Joseph and Adeeba Shahid Talukder, Cave Canem prize winners Julian Randall and Aurielle Marie, Etel Adnan prize winner Danielle Badra, and Walt Whitman prize winner Threa Almontaser! This event will include a reading from all poets, and will end in a Q&A  moderated by George Abraham on the debuts process, from writing to editing to submitting to publishing and beyond. This event has generously been co-sponsored by Kundiman.

February 27, 2021: 7:30pm (EST)

University of Houston Honor’s College: “Self-Portraits in a Time of Crisis: A Poetry Reading with Three Arab American Poets” Featuring Danielle Badra, Jessica Abughattas, & Hayan Charara