Friday, 18 January 2013

Spoken Word Performance & Music at Artellewa presented by The Writers' Centre

Spoken Word
guest musicians
Tuesday January 22nd at  7pm to 10pm

part of the
Radio Lewa project
artellewa آرت اللوا
19, Mohamed Ali Al Eseary
Ard El Lewa - Giza - Egypt.

We are very pleased to invite you to a Spoken Word reading/performance
by the 12 writers who took part in the workshop on Dreams & Writing
run by Linda Cleary last week on Radio Lewa

There will also be a small presentation of some of Linda Cleary's spoken word/audio work
with Kemoslang Mohamed Kamal

Some writers will deliver their work in an improvised fusion with several guest musicians,
whilst others will read 'straight'.

Presentations of Spoken Word by
Omar Refaat, Chitra Kalyani, Nina El Shabrawy, Nihal Wahby, Mehra Magd, Abeer Ali, Mina Sonbol, Monda Mahmoud, Samia Salama, Mona Yassin, Mohamed Yahia, Katharina Goetze

and Linda Cleary with Kemoslang Mohamed Kamal

Also appearing - musicians Joerg Koeppel, Mirjam Burgin , Mariam Shalaan

Others to be confirmed

Map here:

Thursday, 10 January 2013

Still time to register! Creative Writing Course starting this Saturday at Diwan Heliopolis

Still time to register! Courses starting this Saturday and Wednesday. The Zamalek course is FULL. Still spaces on the Heliopolis one!! :)) Go into Diwan Heliopolis to register!

Advanced Creative Writing course will START Sunday January 27th

And!!! The Advanced Creative Writing course will START Sunday January 27th – Read on for all details and how to register
*Registration must be in advance of course date

Advanced Creative Writing Course
with Linda Cleary

10 hour course in Advanced Creative Writing – LE 720
4 sessions of 2 ½ hours each
(Sundays 7pm to 9.30pm)

starting Sunday 27th January at 7pm
at El Mesa7a Art & Culture Center

Places limited to 12 people

Course outline
This course is for those people who have completed the first course(s) with me
and for new students with demonstrated abilities.

It is an intense 4 session course with further creative writing writing exercises and discussion
to strengthen description, atmosphere and imagery;
we also work on several key topics each week such as contemporizing myth in writing, symbolism and surrealism,
writing creative non fiction and strengthening editing skills
by working on review and critique as well as discussion and individual work.

Advance registration necessary at:

El Mesa7a Art & Culture Center
13 El-Mesaha St. Dokki, Gizah

For times to drop in and register:

Call the Senior Co-ordinator Hany Adly on: 01111899998 or 01279305877


SEND A SMS to either of those numbers
with your name and the words 'Advanced course' and he will call you back.


Email him on:

Short Story course starting Monday 21st January at Diwan Heliopolis!

For previous students of mine or those specifically interested in writing story then there is also still time to register for the Short Story course starting Monday 21st January at Diwan Heliopolis!!! Increase the skills you learnt on the first course and write your own short story!

Short Story Course
with Linda Cleary

for those who completed the 4 week Creative Writing course or who have proven writing skills. This course focuses on work on character, voice, atmosphere and plot and we continue with further creative writing expansion techniques.
We also read published short stories for discussion and understanding format, focusing on the necessary elements for each student to produce a final draft of a 1000 word narrative.

4 weeks (8 hour course)
One session per week (2 hour session) on Mondays
Starting Monday 21st January
from 7:30 pm till 9:30 pm
at Diwan Heliopolis

Only 10 places available.

Price: 480 L.E
Limited number - please register in advance at Diwan Heliopolis store (and give date and course name)
Age group: for adults (17 yrs +)