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Elmaz Abinader

Writer, Performer, Poet

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Elmaz Abinader Biography

Elmaz Abinader is a poet, memoirist, playwright and novelist. Her first memoir, "Children of the Roojme, a Family’s Journey from Lebanon," chronicles three generations of immigrants battling dislocation and tradition. Her most recent poetry collection, "This House, My Bones" won the Editors Selection at Willow Books 2014. Her first poetry collection, "In the Country of My Dreams…" won the 2000 PEN Oakland Josephine Miles Poetry award. She was also awarded a Goldies Award for Literature, as well as two Drammies (Oregon’s Drama award) for her three-act one-woman show, "Country of Origin." Elmaz most recently performed Country of Origin at the Kennedy Center and has toured several countries with this play and two others: "Ramadan Moon" and "32 Mohammeds."

Elmaz’s work has been widely anthologized, most recently in "The New Anthology of American Poetry, Vol. 3" and "The Colors of Nature." Elmaz has been a Fulbright Senior Fellow to Egypt, has taught for the Palestine Writing Workshop and a resident at the El Gouna Writing Residency on the Red Sea, Can Serrat in Spain and was November 2013 Artist in Residence at the Grand Canyon National Park South Rim. Elmaz is one of the founders of the Voices of Our Nations Arts Foundation, (VONA/Voices), now in its 15th year providing workshops for writers of color. She is also a creative writing professor at Mills College and a fitness instructor at the Oakland Y.

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This House My Bones

This House My Bones

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  • How do I book Elmaz Abinader to speak at my event?

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  • What are the speaker fees for Elmaz Abinader

    Speaking fees for Elmaz Abinader, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Elmaz Abinader are available upon request for live events and available upon request for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Elmaz Abinader, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Elmaz Abinader speak about?

    Elmaz Abinader is a keynote speaker and industry expert whose speaking topics include Authors, Literary, Poetry, Professors, University Speakers.
  • Where does Elmaz Abinader travel from?

    Elmaz Abinader generally travels from Oakland, CA, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Elmaz Abinader’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Elmaz Abinader for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Elmaz Abinader for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Elmaz Abinader or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.
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Writer, Performer, Poet

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Elmaz Abinader Biography

Elmaz Abinader is a poet, memoirist, playwright and novelist. Her first memoir, "Children of the Roojme, a Family’s Journey from Lebanon," chronicles three generations of immigrants battling dislocation and tradition. Her most recent poetry collection, "This House, My Bones" won the Editors Selection at Willow Books 2014. Her first poetry collection, "In the Country of My Dreams…" won the 2000 PEN Oakland Josephine Miles Poetry award. She was also awarded a Goldies Award for Literature, as well as two Drammies (Oregon’s Drama award) for her three-act one-woman show, "Country of Origin." Elmaz most recently performed Country of Origin at the Kennedy Center and has toured several countries with this play and two others: "Ramadan Moon" and "32 Mohammeds."

Elmaz’s work has been widely anthologized, most recently in "The New Anthology of American Poetry, Vol. 3" and "The Colors of Nature." Elmaz has been a Fulbright Senior Fellow to Egypt, has taught for the Palestine Writing Workshop and a resident at the El Gouna Writing Residency on the Red Sea, Can Serrat in Spain and was November 2013 Artist in Residence at the Grand Canyon National Park South Rim. Elmaz is one of the founders of the Voices of Our Nations Arts Foundation, (VONA/Voices), now in its 15th year providing workshops for writers of color. She is also a creative writing professor at Mills College and a fitness instructor at the Oakland Y.

Elmaz Abinader Videos

  • Elmaz Abinader @ VONA/Voices - YouTube

Elmaz Abinader Books

FAQs on booking Elmaz Abinader

  • How do I book Elmaz Abinader to speak at my event?

    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Elmaz Abinader for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Elmaz Abinader, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get speaking fee information and check availability for Elmaz Abinader or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Elmaz Abinader

    Speaking fees for Elmaz Abinader, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Elmaz Abinader are available upon request for live events and available upon request for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Elmaz Abinader, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Elmaz Abinader speak about?

    Elmaz Abinader is a keynote speaker and industry expert whose speaking topics include Authors, Literary, Poetry, Professors, University Speakers.
  • Where does Elmaz Abinader travel from?

    Elmaz Abinader generally travels from Oakland, CA, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Elmaz Abinader’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Elmaz Abinader for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Elmaz Abinader for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Elmaz Abinader or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.

Elmaz Abinader is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Elmaz Abinader for your event is available upon request. Elmaz Abinader generally travels from Oakland, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Heather Harpham and Justin Phillip Reed. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Elmaz Abinader for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Elmaz Abinader Speaker Videos

  • Elmaz Abinader @ VONA/Voices - YouTube

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent and wish to request a profile update or removal from our online directory, please submit a profile request form.

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