Seven Years On, Preserving Literary Heritage

Seven Years On, Preserving Literary Heritage: Banipal and the Arab British Centre (ABC) will present an afternoon of poetry readings and discussion on the seventh anniversary of the bombing of Al Mutanabbi Street, in Iraq. The event will bring together individuals working in the industry, to support and celebrate the significance of independent publishing and bookselling. Also, to  coincide with the discussion, the Iraqi actress, Dina Mousawi and Syrian actor Ammar Haj Ahmad will also perform poems by Saadi Youssef from the anthology 'AlMutanabbi Street Starts Here'. Event takes place on 5 March, 2014 at the ABC, London.