Trash Town Egypt

I watched this RT documentary about Egypt’s “Trash Town”, Zabbaleen, the other night. It gave a fascinating look into the lives of people who collect and make a living off trash in Egypt. Check it out! In case you don’t know, there is an Egyptian Arabic version of my book available on africanstorybook.org – just …

WRAD 2021 (en français!)

Yesterday was World Read Aloud Day – an initiative by LitWorld. Last year, I read the orginial “Wayan and the Turtle King” on YouTube Live. This year, I really put myself out there by reading the French edition. I really enjoyed doing it, because it made me appreciate anew how hard it is to be …

World Read Aloud Day 2021

Please join me for a live reading of the French edition, “Wayan et le roi tortue”, at 3PM (GMT +1) on Wednesday, February 3rd. You can join by simply clicking this link: https://youtu.be/RD9UTCIa3Fo I hope to see you there! If you would like to read along, please check out where you can buy the book.