US Embassy Cairo will organize a Facebook Live with American writer Michael David Lukas on June 8

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Mon, 07 Jun 2021 - 02:21 GMT

CAIRO - 7 June 2021: US Embassy Cairo will organize a Facebook Live with American writer Michael David Lukas on June 8 at 6 pm.

 

Famous Egyptian writer, Ghada Abdelaal will interview Lukas about his book "The Last Watchman of Old Cairo", which focuses on religious diversity and identity in Egypt.

 

Lukas will also discuss his career and where he finds inspiration for his writing.  

 

This event is part of the U.S. Embassy’s Arabic Book Program, which introduces Arabic-speaking audiences to American literature and classic books.

 

 Michael David Lukas is an award-winning author, Fulbright Scholar, and former student at the American University in Cairo.

 

He currently teaches creative writing at San Francisco State University.

 

The discussion will be translated into Arabic. Post your questions in the comments below.

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