May AL-ISSA

 

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Through her poems and proses addresses political issues within social and personal matters. Her Arabic writings appeared in prominent magazines and journals such as "Al-Hayat," “Sayyidaty,” "Asharq Alawsat” and “Alquds” besides other online literature magazines such as "Ink, Sweat & Tears" --the English poetry magazine; "Oud Alnad" and "Algardenia". Her economics and financial views appear at "Al-Hayat" Arabic Newspaper.

“Warm Whispers;” 2000 — the first Arabic poetry collection was successfully sold in the Arab World.

“and.. She Whispered;” 2014 –the second edition.

Translated chapters of Chomsky’s “World Orders: Old & New” for her thesis but due to political “disorder” the Arabic version didn’t see light.Published her translation of David Hare’s “Via Dolorosa” in Oud Alnad magazine.

Granted distinction on her thesis: “Forecasting Volatility of Oil Prices and their Effects on the Economy” where it appears in the library of Westminster Business School.

May also writes about fine arts and its techniques. Always attending prominent classes in Arts updating and experimenting new techniques. Haiku & Haiga are hidden in her paintings –preferable media: watercolour besides silk-painting.

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Poetry and prose reading. Makes personal appearances, Gives talks and readings to adults, Undertakes research projects, Writes reviews, Prepares commentaries on translated works, Tutoring and interpreting, Takes part in public discussions on translation, Provides editing services, Writes for magazines/newspapers, Copy editing and proof-reading, Translation of academic texts.
Literature: poetry, prose and short story. Drama. Women's Writing, Mind, body and spirit. Fine Art. Theatre. Language and Linguistics. Academic, Banking & Finance, Politics, Politics and world affairs. Economics.

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