Pauline Kaldas teaches English and creative writing at Hollins University in Roanoke, VA. Immigrating from Egypt as a child with her parents, she has twice returned to live and teach in Cairo. She will be talking about her own collection of essays, Looking Both Ways, as well as her essay in The Penguin Book of Migration Literature about departure and return. Moderated by Karen Leggett, co-chair of the Maryland Friends of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (Egypt).
In partnership with Montgomery County Middle Eastern American Advisory Group,
Office of Community Partnerships
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