Orwa Al Mokdad studies journalism and works for several Syrian and pan-Arab newspapers. He has also been a reporter for Al Jazeera and BBC since the start of the Syrian insurrection, and won the Samir Kassir Award for freedom of the press. He has made several short films, including Street Music (2013), Under the Aleppo Sky (2013) and Under The Tank (2014), selected for Locarno’s section Pardi di domani – Concorso internazionale.
adda is looking for new writing on the theme of climate change. We are seeking poetry, fiction and – in particular – non-fiction. Deadline 31 January 2020.Find out more