Mazen Maarouf and Dina Nayeri at Hay Festival of Literature and Arts 2019

24 May 2019
Literary Europe Live Plus

Mazen Maarouf, whose short stories Jokes for the Gunmen, translated by Jonathan Wright, was published this year by Granta, will appear at the Hay Festival in a panel debate with Dina Nayeri, author of The Ungrateful Refugee, as part of our project Literary Europe Live Plus. The debate was moderated by journalist Oliver Bullough.

You can watch the debate on Hay Player here. For a subscription of £15 the Hay Player gives you access to recordings of Hay Festival events.

Read Dina Nayeri’s recommended reading on the refugee experience here.

Read a report on the debate in the Hay Festival Blog of the Hay, Brecon and Talgarth Sanctuary for refugees.

The event was part of our project Literary Europe Live Plus, supported by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.