Narmine Khansa

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Narmine Khansa

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Personal information

Title: 
Writer, Novelist

Contact information (private)

Address: 
Badaro, Omar Beyhum Str., Houri Bldg., Bloc A, 1st fl.
City: 
Beirut
Country: 
Lebanon
Landline: 
961 1 383057
Mobile phone: 
961 3 370191
Personal email address: 
narmine.khansa@hotmail.com

Education

Diploma, Computer Programming and General Accounting, 1983, Gefinor Center, Lebanon.

Areas of Expertise

Writing Novels
Languages: 
Arabic
English

Honorary office and memberships

Member of the Administrative Committee of the Arab Cultural Club, 2008 - present.

Head of the Cultrual Committee of the Arab Cultural Club, 2008 - present.

Responsible for the Cultural Program of the Arab Cultural Club, 2008 - present.

Member of the General Committee of the Lebanese Writers' Union, 2007 - present.

Productions

Publications highlights: 

Khansa, N. (2011). Yawmiyaat Adam wa Hawa' [The diary of Adam and Eve] (Co-authored Novel). Beirut: Dar al - Farabi.

Khansa, N. (2008). Sa'at Marmoura [Marmoura's watch] (Novel). Beirut: Dar al-Saki.

Khansa, N. (2005). Hathayaan thaakira [Delirium of a memory] (Novel). Beirut: Lebanese Book Academy.

Khansa, N. (2002). Mir`aat 'ashtaroot [Astarte's mirror] (Novel). Beirut: Dar al - Farabi.

Khansa, N. (2000). Toofoola fi 'ohdat af'aa [Childhood in the custody of a snake] (Short Story). Beirut: Dar al - Farabi.

Major achievements: 

Organizing the Arab Novelists Forum, in collaboration with organizers of the Beirut Book Capital (53rd Book Fair), 2009.

Organizing and acting as master of ceremony during the following events:
- tribute to the following Palestinian Artists: Mahmoud Said, May el-Masri, Aarine Omari, Rashid Mehraoui, Zinati Qudsiya, & Hani Al-Saadi, 2010.
- tribute to late poets Elias Abou Chabkeh, al-Akhtal Assaghir, & Eliya Abou Madi, 52nd Book Fair, 2008.
- tribute to late great poet Nizar Qabbani, 51st Book Fair, 2007.

Acting as Master of ceremony during the following events:
- tribute to Artist Antoine Kerbage, 2009.
- tribute to Rahbani Brothers, 52nd Book Fair, 2008.
- tribute to poets Muhammad Shams Eddine and Lame' el-Horr, 50th Book Fair, 2007.

Managing and organizing a symposium about the late novelist Leila Osseiran, 51st Book Fair, 2007.