In 2016 I had the opportunity to travel to United Arab Emirates to teach creative writing workshops at the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival. I remember when the invitation was made, I was apprehensive. In truth, I looked for a good reason not to go. I thought of all the places in the world that I had wished for years and years to visit and recognized that UAE was not among them.
But I accepted the invitation, with the encouragement of people I trust, and ignoring the voices of people who…
In Concert POSTPONED
Come early for dinner at 5 (small fee) or just for the concert, which starts at 6. That part is free!