AWWP News

News items posted by the Afghan Women's Writing Project, followed by an RSS feed for "Afghan Women."
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Join Us for Art of the Burqa on March 6th in New York City!

Join Us for Art of the Burqa on March 6th in New York City!

New York, NY – On Sunday, March 6th, women artists and writers join together to discuss art that engages the burqa, the head-to-toe veil worn by some Muslim women, by choice or by force. Co-hosted by OF NOTE MagazinePen and Brush, and the Afghan Women’s Writing Project (AWWP), this event begins at 3 p.m. and is free and open to the public. 29 East 22nd Street New York, NY 10010. Reservations may be made via Eventbrite.



AWWP’s Hajar and Eleanor Dubinsky Shine with Their New Song “The Station”

AWWP’s Hajar and Eleanor Dubinsky Shine with Their New Song “The Station”

On Friday night AWWP poet Hajar and singer-songwriter Eleanor Dubinsky debuted their new song “The Station” at Rockwood Music Hall in New York City. We’re still walking on air. The house was packed. The music was gorgeous. And the songwriting collaboration blew us away. Thank you to all of you who joined us for this very special evening. We will share a video of the song when it’s ready.

AWWP Poet to Make Guest Appearance at Michigan Poetry Slam

AWWP Poet to Make Guest Appearance at Michigan Poetry Slam

AWWP Poet Marzia will make a guest appearance via Skype at the Clarkston High School Voices for Change poetry slam on Friday, January 22nd at 7 p.m. This is the second year Marzia has participated as a guest reader. The slam, co-produced by sisters Madeline and Olivia Maday, will feature twenty Clarkston High School students selected to perform their work. Proceeds will go to the Afghan Women’s Writing Project.

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