Governorate celebrates women in literature

(Photo: From Irbid Read Initiative facebook page)
AMMAN — The Irbid Read Initiative was held on Saturday, in cooperation with the Irbid Governorate Directorate of Culture and the Cultural Department at the Greater Irbid Municipality, as well as the 100 Writers Project. The evening focused on female writers and was titled, “In the shadow of October.” اضافة اعلان

The evening was part the Kingdom’s centenary celebrations and Irbid’s celebration for being chosen as the Arab capital of culture for 2022, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.

Speakers went over the contributions of women in various fields, including literature, praising the writers participating in supporting the cultural movement in Irbid Governorate, and their important role in raising the cultural level in the Kingdom.

The writer Ghada Al-Azzam read a selection of her literary texts during the evening, including a text titled, “Shagun, I Do Not Belong to Nothing.”

The writer Rawan al-Qawasmeh also presented several texts, including “The Daughter of Language,” in which she spoke about the value of the Arabic language, the melody of waiting, and a scene about meeting loved ones after years of absence.

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