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Author Reading: Samah Serour Fadil

Author Reading: Samah Serour Fadil

Fresno State's Master of Fine Arts Program in Creative Writing presents an author reading with Samah Serour Fadil. The event, hosted by Prof. Venita Blackburn, includes an author Q&A.

6 to 7:30 PM
Thursday, April 18, 2024
Zoom (online)

Free admission

Pre-registration on Zoom is required

Samah Serour Fadil is an Afro-Palestinian writer, editor, and translator who resides in Tiohtià:ke/Montréal. Her words can be read in FIYAHPalestine SquareSkin DeepEbony Tomatoes Collective and more. She was a co-organizer and performer for Global Indigenous Solidarities: A Poetry Reading, coordinated by Yale University Art Gallery, and is on the selections panel for Mizna magazine and Center for Book Arts. Fadil served as content editor for the Black SWANA issue of Mizna; winner of the 2023 Whiting Literary Magazine Prize. Her poem prongs into the nation was selected as the winner of the Petty Propolis Deconflating Surveillance with Safety poetry contest and is currently part of the exhibit Observed: Hypervisibility and Reclamation at Harverford College. Her debut book of micro-poems light, dark, in-between is available for preorder.

This event is supported by Fresno State's Instructionally Related Activities fund

Pre-registration on Zoom is required to attend. By registering, you understand and consent to participating in the audio, video and written recording of the Zoom meeting.

All participants are welcome. For disability related accommodations or access information, please contact Venita Blackburn at or 559.278.1569. Requests should be made at least one week in advance of the event.

Thursday, April 18, 2024


Venita Blackburn

Phone: 559.278.1569
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