Nine aspiring authors recently traveled to Alexandria, Egypt to learn the writing craft at a training led by MAI and several Arab Christian publishers.

Editors from Egypt, Jordan, and Lebanon mentored the writers as they crafted short stories, book outlines, and personal experience articles. The writers also received one-on-one feedback from an experienced editor.

MAI hopes the event is a catalyst for more Arab Christian writers to create excellent “homegrown” content in the Middle East.

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