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E-mail Lilas at  info@lilastaha.com

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LOST IN THYME & BITTER ALMONDS E-mail Rima Ismail

SHADOWS OF DAMASCUS E-mail info@lilastaha.com

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

Honored to be the HBKU Press-sponsored resident for the 2020 Art Omi Writers’ Residency Program in New York.

Excited to announce that LOST IN THYME novel is chosen the winner of 2019 Best Book Awards in the Category Fiction: Inspirational. The contest is sponsored by American Book Fest

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Palestinian Stories

Immigrant Lilas .. Using EnglishConveys Arab Woes of Displacement

Full article in Arabic by Journalist Hanan Mutair at SABAQ24.PS News 

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Lost in Thyme has been announced as a Finalist in the category of Fiction: Inspirational in the 2019 International Book Awards.

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New novel LOST IN THYME to be released on November 29, 2018.

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English and Arabic book signing event for Bitter Almonds in Amman, Jordan on October 1st, 2018 during the Amman Book Fair

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Touching Hearts: An Engineer who writes from the heart, touching others.

Full Interview in Qatar Tribune

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رؤية عميقة للرواية في جريدة الحياة

حياة الفلسطيني بين “اللوز المر”… والأمرّ

Announcing the release of the Arabic translation for Bitter Almonds as اللّوز المُرّ

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Join me for a conversation with Georgetwon University in Qatar on January 24, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. For more information click here

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Join me to discuss rhetorical devices uses on Thursday, October 26, 3-5 pm at Tracy Gee Community Center as part of the Houston Writers Guild Fall/Winter Seminar Series. Free to all Houston writers. Click here for more details.

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Let’s help out Houston residents affected by hurricane Harvey. All proceeds will be donated to the Harvey Relief Fund. Starting date pushed to September 16. Let’s work together on Novel Writing at the Fig Writer’s Studio in Houston. For registration and more details click here

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Had uplifting and deep discussions with the book club ladies of the American Association of University Women AAUW- Fort Bend chapter on July 3, 2017.

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“وفي ثنايا الرواية تفيض الروح الإنسانية والنضالات المعقدة التي يخوضها الأشخاص العاديون وهم يحاولون التغلب على ظروف حياتهم الاستثنائية” – More on Aljazeera Arabic المزيد على

“A love story rooted in history and Palestinian culture, Bitter Almonds is inspired by the tremulous events in the Middle East and author Lilas Taha’s family history.” – read more about Bitter Almonds in the Gulf-Times

Proud to announce that Bitter Almonds won the 2017 International Book Award in the Fiction-Multicultural category.

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Sincere thanks to the ladies of AAUW West Harris County Branch book club for the warm welcome, thoughtful discussion and powerful encouragement. March, 2017.

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Sincere thanks to the members of the American Association of University Women AAUW Fort Bend chapter, Texas for an enlivening and heartwarming discussion. Honored to have been invited and included, February 2017.

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Taha will give a workshop on novel writing in Houston every Saturday in September, 2017 at The Fig Writers Studio. For full details on the interactive workshop click here

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