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FRANKENSTEIN IN BAGHDAD
Set after the 2003 US invasion of Iraq, Frankenstein in Baghdad captures the ordinary yet not so ordinary life in rapidly-changing Baghdad. The novel illustrates the complexity of life for a citizen in Iraq, highlights the atrocities of war and sectarianism, and questions our sense of bias and morality. Frankenstein in Baghdad is a novel relevant for everyone irrespective of their nationality.
WRITING CENTER CONTEST
Prompt 1: It has been said that the truth is often stranger than fiction. Write about an experience you had that was so strange others might think you made it up.
Prompt 2: In real life, good doesn't always triumph over evil. Write a sinister ending to your favorite fairytale.
Prompt 3: People are often their own biggest critics. Think about a challenging experience in your life. Imagine your present self as an observer of that experience, and write about what you think of your response to that challenge.
First Place Winner-Prompt 3
"Three Times At Night"
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