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.”

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@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”

Writing between two worlds

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Writing between two worlds Published in Sister-Hood Magazine 27th September 2016 |by Shereen Malherbe |@MalherbeGirl |Share this article: I often reminisce about sun-drenched afternoons in Palestine when we had the time to sit and share stories. We would walk home at dusk. Our conversations became about hope and expectations as…

Book Review: Wafa Darwish’s Memoir, Not Done With Life Yet

I recently discovered Not Done With Life Yet on my bookshelf and I was surprised it had hidden itself away from me for the last year. I received it as a gift from my cousin on my last trip to Palestine. She handed it to me at the end of my trip when I hadContinue reading “Book Review: Wafa Darwish’s Memoir, Not Done With Life Yet”

Jasmine Falling arrives at Universities in Palestine

It was always my intention that my book should return to the country and to the people who inspired it. Thank you for your generosity, warmth, strength and for sharing your stories. For anyone who wishes to read a copy of Jasmine Falling in Palestine, you can now loan from the following university libraries below. BethlehemContinue reading “Jasmine Falling arrives at Universities in Palestine”

Writing between two worlds

Writing between two worlds Published in Sister-Hood Magazine 27th September 2016 |by Shereen Malherbe |@MalherbeGirl |Share this article: I often reminisce about sun-drenched afternoons in Palestine when we had the time to sit and share stories. We would walk home at dusk. Our conversations became about hope and expectations as we tried to find ourContinue reading “Writing between two worlds”