Announcement:

DEADLINE EXTENDED: DUE THURSDAY 2/23

SPRING 2017 APPLICATION FOR WRITING 304-THE ART OF PLAYWRITING WITH VISITING WRITER-IN-RESIDENCE DRISS KSIKES FROM MOROCCO.

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email: words@northwestern.edu

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Writers in Residence

Spring Quarter 2017 Visiting Writer in Residence DRISS KSIKES teaching The Art of Playwriting

The Center for the Writing Arts is honored to have Driss Ksikes as the first Visiting-Writer-in-Residence to teach the ART OF PLAYWRITING.  

Driss Ksikes is professor at HEM Business School (Morocco) of media, culture and creative writing..Previously editor of TelQuel, he is since 2007 managing Director of the CESEM (HEM Business School’s research center) and editor of Economia, its main electronic review journal. Literary critic, he is playwright, novelist and essay writer, co-author of “Le métier d’intellectuel” (Presses de l’Université Citoyenne, Ed. En toutes lettres, 2014), for which he has been awarded Grand Atlas Prize in 2015. His theatre writings comprise Pas de mémoire, mémoire de pas (1998), Le saint des incertains (2000), Il (2008), 180 degrés (2010), N'enterrez pas trop vite Big Brother (2013). He was selected by National Studio Theatre in London in 2012 among six best african playwrights, and nominated in 2014 as the best francophone playwright. Culturally active, he is the co-founder of Averroes encounters in Rabat since 2009 and initiator of citizen theatrical experiences.