Egypt Mourns Revolutionary Satirical Poet Ahmed Fouad Negm

Egypt Mourns Revolutionary Satirical Poet Ahmed Fouad Negm

Egypt mourns one of its greatest revolutionary satirical poets, Ahmed Fouad Negm. Negm has been called many nicknames among which are “the voice of the revolution,” “the poet of the people”, “our Uncle,” “the true voice of Egypt” and “the voice of the underclass.” His most famous title Al Fagoumi, is an Egyptian colloquial word […]

Writers and Food: a Love Story

Writers and Food: a Love Story

The relationship between writers and food is as old as when the dinosaurs stopped roaming the Earth. Whether they cooked it, consumed it or became so fascinated by it that they almost left it to rot (ahem, Friedrich Schiller?) food has always been important to writers. The importance stems from food being a source of […]