The Moth, a true story experience

Why The Moth? Ask George Dawes Green, the poet and best-selling novelist who is the Founder of The Moth. George wanted to recreate, in New York, the feeling of sultry summer evenings in his native Georgia, where he and his friends would gather on his friend Wanda’s...

Another story from Dheisheh camp, by Jamal Khalil Saal

Jamal Khalil Saal lives in Dheisheh, a camp near Bethlehem. This story is also a story told in Until then, a documentary by Dahna Abourahme. When I was fifteen, tells Jamal, I was imprisoned once, then a second time, so I wasn’t able to finish school. I was forced to...
La trahison d’une terrasse, une histoire vraie de Najwa Barakat

La trahison d’une terrasse, une histoire vraie de Najwa Barakat

Najwa Barakat, écrivaine libanaise, raconte dans son roman La Locataire du Pot de fer, paru à L’Harmattan en 1997, cette histoire vraie qu’elle m’avait d’ailleurs racontée à Beyrouth en juin dernier : Nous étions plusieurs à avoir vingt ans ce jour-là, lorsque nous...