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Bothayna Al-Essa

Kuwaiti author and founder of “Takween” platform a space for performance, books and a school for aspiring writers.

At age 23 she published her first novel A Soundless Collision. Her novel  Aisha Descends to the Underworld was nominated for The Sheikh Zayed Book Award longlist 2012. She translated several articles and texts specializing in creative writing, published more than 10 novels for adults and children, her latest novel All Things and What Do We Do When We Miss? a story for children.