The tragic life of Tahar Djaout, who was assassinated due to his opposition to fanaticism and support of secularism. In this article, read about book bans, censorship, and living under an extremist regime, highlighting the resonance of Djaout’s work with contemporary issues.
Hala Alyan is a Palestinian-American author who has a loud voice in the diaspora. She is an accomplished speaker and advocate. She has given talks and readings, sharing her insights on the craft of writing, the immigrant experience, and the power of storytelling as a means of fostering empathy.