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Award-winning poet at LTCC Friday

The Lake Tahoe Community College Writers’ Series and the Multicultural Committee will present poet, playwright and editor Nathalie Handal at 7 p.m. today at the Lake Tahoe Community College Library, 1 College Drive. The event is free and open to the community.

Handal is an award-winning poet, playwright and writer. She has lived in Europe, the United States, the Caribbean, Latin America and the Arab world. She is the author of the poetry collections “The NeverField,” “The Lives of Rain,” “Love and Strange Horses,” and the poetry CDs “Traveling Rooms” and “Spell.” She is also the editor of “The Poetry of Arab Women: A Contemporary Anthology,” and co-editor of “Language for a New Century: Contemporary Poetry from the Middle East, Asia & Beyond.” She has also been involved either as a writer, director or producer in more than 20 theatrical and film productions worldwide.

She received a masters of fine arts in poetry from Bennington College, an MPHIL in drama and English from the University of London, and a post-graduate certificate in fiction from Humber College in Canada. She teaches and lectures nationally and internationally, most recently in Africa and at Columbia University in New York City.


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