Workshop with Mariam Al Zarooni

Workshop with Mariam Al Zarooni

Date(s) - Thu 3rd Aug, 2023
10:30am - 12:30pm

WASPS Inverness Creative Academy, Inverness, , IV2 3JP

“The Shift From Daily Records To Creative Writing”

This workshop of the Young Writers’ Festival will be with writer Mariam Al Zarooni.


Mariam Al Zarooni is an UAE-based poet and writer, and a member of the Emirates Writers Union. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from UAE University, and an Advanced Diploma in Jewellery Business Management from HCT-Dubai. Al Zarooni is a member of Emirates Fine Art Society, as she practiced fine arts such as painting and sculpting and participated local art fairs.   

Mariam has published two poetry collections: “Murmurs” in 2017 and “No Longer Important” in 2021. She has also published a young adult novel titled “A Message from Harvard” in 2017, which won a renowned local price in 2018, and a children’s story titled “Dad the Big Canary” in 2022. She has contributed to collaborative short story collections including “What the Narrators Left Out of One Thousand and One Nights” in 2021 and “Seafaring Narratives” in 2022. In addition, she writes a weekly column for the cultural supplement of the Saudi Arabian newspaper, “Al Riyadh”. Mariam has been a featured guest at several local, Arab, and international book fairs including the Sharjah, Cairo, Tunis, and London book fairs. Mariam has participated in several poetry festivals, most recently the Tanta International Poetry Festival in 2021 and the Spanish Studies Days in 2022. Her poetry collections have been translated into French and Spanish. 




This course is now fully booked. Please contact us on or 01463 741 675 to be added to the waiting list.

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