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”

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”

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”

Book Review: Jasmine Falling

Jasmine Falling by Shereen Malherbe My rating: 5 of 5 stars     I found Jasmine Falling a beautiful work of art which was emotionally moving and will stay with me for some time to come. T… Source: Book Review: Jasmine Falling

Jasmine Falling books are donated to schools & universities in Palestine

This summer, a stack of my books are being distributed back to the country and people who inspired me to write it. This novel was written with the sole purpose of sharing an alternative narrative and capturing Palestine as I experienced it. Roaming around the old City of Jerusalem, my husband and I found maps beingContinue reading “Jasmine Falling books are donated to schools & universities in Palestine”