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Creative Conversations: Leila Aboulela in conversation with Louise Welsh

  • Glasgow University Main Building Gilmorehill Campus, University of Glasgow, Chapel Corridor (South), West Quadrangle G12 8QQ Scotland (map)

Leila Aboulela was born in 1964 in Cairo and grew up in Khartoum.

Her short story ‘The Museum’, won the Caine Prize for African Writing in 2000. She is also the author of four novels: The Translator (1999); Minaret (2005), Lyrics Alley (2010) and The Kindness of Enemies (2015). Leila’s writing has won praise from critics and writers, including Ben Okri and J. M. Coetzee.

Leila Aboulela lives between Abu Dhabi and Aberdeen.

Free, All Welcome, Bring along a coffee / brown bag lunch

Organised by Creative Writing at University of Glasgow @UofGWriting

Sponsored by the Ferguson Bequest

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