Nasra Al Adawi
Born in Zanzibar and raised in the United Arab Emirates, this budding poet, begin her career writing verse in Arabic, and later in English. In the mid and late ’90s, Nasra enjoyed entering poetry competitions that were organized in the United States. In 2001, one of her pieces was selected and featured on a promotional T-shirt of the leading paints brand, Jotun Paints. Thereafter, young Nasra began working on her first collection of poems, entitled “Collective Thoughts”. It was published in 2002, and the proceeds from the sales were dedicated to more...