Puget Sound English Department

June 6, 2009

Palestinian Literary Festival Abruptly Shut Down

Filed under: Activities off Campus,Literature — O. @ 5:08 am

OdeonRecently an Israeli police force abruptly and unexpectedly shut down a Palestinian Literary Festival. In attendance were such writers as Henning Mankell (Swedish detective-fiction author and manager of a theater in Africa), Michael  Palin, (author as well as comic actor), and Ahdof Soueif.  For more information about what happened, please follow the link:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/may/24/israeli-police-close-palestinian-theatre

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