Fri, 04/05/2012 - 07:55
The Egyptian government has now issued Gaza travel permits to the Palestine Festival of Literature participants, after a delay.
PalFest wil depart for Rafah on 5th May, with the festival running in Gaza from 5th to 9th May. The closing event will be held in Cairo, with participants reporting on what they saw and heard discussed in...
Tue, 01/05/2012 - 09:02
The Palestine Festival of Literature (5th—9th May) is set to take place in Gaza for the first time, though organisers said they had yet to receive a response from the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to a request for travel permits to the area.
PalFest is planning to bring a group of writers, educators and artists through...
Fri, 10/07/2009 - 12:30
Friday. There are around 20 of us assembled in Jordan for the second Palestine Literary Festival—Palfest. We are here to bring writers and words and wit to an audience cut off by walls and wire and watchtowers. We will all be changed by the end of the week.
Saturday. At the border we are made to wait five hours as those in our...