New novel announcement-The Land Beneath the Light.

New novel announcement 🇵🇸 🍉 I wanted to tie in my attendance @worldlittoday Palestine Voices event with the news that @beacon_books will be publishing my next novel, The Land Beneath the Light. From her rural farmhouse at the bottom of the hilltop surrounded by the Occupation, Khadija’s life is changed when the shadows come andContinue reading “New novel announcement-The Land Beneath the Light.”

Falastin Magazine Vol.5 Issue.1

PACCUSA’s fifth volume of their literary magazine, Falastin is out! Editor in Chief, Reem Farhat writes, “Our greatest power comes from inscribing our histories and our realities so join us in reclaiming the Palestinian narrative.” I couldn’t agree more. So, it was with such appreciation that they selected my short story, Hunted to feature inContinue reading “Falastin Magazine Vol.5 Issue.1”

The Girl Who Slept Under The Moon

New children’s book series focusing on the experiences of migrant children Hi all, I’m thrilled to announce the upcoming publication of my first children’s book, The Girl Who Slept Under The Moon.Published by @beacon_books & illustrated by @sarahnestiwillard @beacon_books are looking for potential #bookreviewers, #librarians and #publications who would like to get involved with theContinue reading “The Girl Who Slept Under The Moon”

The OU helped me to become a published author.

Published by the Open University. Read the full article here. “I always dreamed of becoming an author,” says OU graduate Shereen. “But it wasn’t something I realised again until I had taken time off from my banking career.”Shereen had been working in London’s Canary Wharf when she met her husband and took some time off toContinue reading “The OU helped me to become a published author.”

@TheBookslamist ‘The Tower’ Review

For those of you who don’t follow @Thebookslamist on Instagram or Twitter, here is their latest review. “Ramadan 2017 was transformatory for me. I wrote , ‘A Virtue of Disobedience’ at night and in these hours the world was speaking to what i was writing. Grenfell happened while I was writing about class inequality. DarrenContinue reading “@TheBookslamist ‘The Tower’ Review”

Returning…with a different view

Hello everyone, I’m returning to the world of living, also known as social media! After a two year hiatus, and becoming an almost  English Literature graduate (Summer 2019), I am ready to begin sharing my stories and travels with you again. To find out what direction I was heading in, I needed a break offline to work out what thatContinue reading “Returning…with a different view”

Jasmine Falling now available in Jerusalem Bookstores

Educational Bookstore, Salahaddin Street, Jerusalem. Voted as the 18th top attraction to do in Jerusalem, Educational Bookstore is located in Salahaddin Street, Jerusalem. Follow the bookstore or subscribe here to keep up to date with Shereen’s events. For more information about Educational Bookstore and for its location please visit TripAdvisor. Image Sources The historic American Colony Hotel.Continue reading “Jasmine Falling now available in Jerusalem Bookstores”

Literary Evening at the El-Hakwati Theatre, Palestine

“Being part of the art and literature scene in Jerusalem, Palestine has been a rewarding, insightful experience. The El-Hakawati Theatre was a perfect location and it was an amazing experience to discuss the book with Jerusalem’s literary elite and to discover their experience of a novel that was inspired by their country.” Literary critic AbdallahContinue reading “Literary Evening at the El-Hakwati Theatre, Palestine”

Returning to Palestine: Youth are our future

I haven’t managed to return to Palestine for years. When I visited Palestine, I went as a traveller, someone passing by this land. I have links to the country through my  heritage but this isn’t the same as those who are born there. My relationship with the country will always be from a different viewpoint.Continue reading “Returning to Palestine: Youth are our future”