Putting locals under the spotlight again
Yesterday, we asked you guys who your favorite local writers are, and the talent on this island is absolutely unbelievable! It feels like we keep asking all the right questions, ’cause you guys always come through with the best recommendations! Here’s who you mentioned, go check these writers out and give them a follow. Scroll below to discover some local talent:
You guys really came through with your own words about Mohammed’s talent, and we couldn’t agree more!
Poems by Majd
Another name we’ve come across around the island, and each one of his pieces tells a story.
Get some of this local writer’s books on Amazon!
Never afraid to speak his mind, Abdullah is well-known in the local poetry scene for his brave and honest pieces – you’ll definitely realize a thing or two after reading his pieces.
We especially love Ghazi’s car talks, make sure you guys check out his page!
Another local fave here who definitely has a way with words.
Hash focuses on both words and videography with his work – invoking all sorts of emotions!
Known for her articles and pieces which advocate for women’s rights, Leila is a novelist and even a mentor for aspiring writers!
You’ll find imagery, poetry and a minimalist aesthetic at play here – and we’re seeing a switch to Arabic poetry, too!
A typewriter dream! T.M.O. makes us relate to things we haven’t even experienced.
A Bahrain-based writer that a bunch of you called out to, and we have to recognize her beautiful craft!
Letters From Venus
Beautiful words, and you might even can catch her performing a piece or two at some local poetry nights!
BONUS: HH Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad
For some really powerful Arabic words, it feels like everything HH Sheikh Nasser says or writes comes out sounding like poetry! Make sure you read the captions on his photos.