This week, the Writing Workshop is being offered simultaneously online and in-person from 5:00 to 6:30pm.
Click here to join the program online, or come to Laura’s Library to join us in-person.
If you’re having difficulties, please refer to Zoom’s support information. Westbank Library is unable to provide tech assistance during the program. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to schedule tech help or if you would like additional information regarding this library program.
Writing Workshop: Author Visit with Lilas Taha
International Book Award-winning author Lilas Taha is a writer at heart, an electrical engineer by training, and an advocate for domestic abuse victims by choice. She is the author of Shadows of Damascus, Bitter Almonds, and Lost in Thyme. Her fourth novel, Found in Thyme, is set to be released soon.
Lilas was born in Kuwait to a Syrian mother and a Palestinian father, and immigrated to the U.S. as a result of the Gulf war in 1990. She earned a master’s degree in Human Factors Engineering from the University of Wisconsin- Madison. Pursuing her true passion for creative writing, Lilas brings her professional interests and Middle Eastern background together in her novels.
Please read these ground rules ahead of the conversation:
- Please keep your camera on for the discussion and provide your name.
- Mute if there is background noise.
- Respect the privacy of others by not reporting what you hear in this conversation with any specificity or attribution.
- Be respectful and listen when others are speaking.
- Allow everyone’s voice to be heard that wants to be heard.