An Egyptian storyteller and scriptwriter, Esraa Mokaidam published Ma Tayasar Min Sirat El Khayfeen, a poetry book in colloquial Egyptian in 2014. She won first place for the short story coffee library project contest in 2016, and second place for the Goethe Institute Cairo Short Stories competition in 2018. She co-authored the Berry Paper series, now being made into a film. She is one of the co-authors of the literary masterclass hosted by KfW Stiftung in co-operation with the Goethe Institute, October 2019. She is currently writing her first short film based on her winning story in the Cairo Short Stories Competition.
adda is looking for new writing on the theme of climate change. We are seeking poetry, fiction and – in particular – non-fiction. Open for submissions soon, deadline 31 January 2020.Find out more