Liwaa Yazji

Liwaa Yazji

Liwaa Yazji is a Syrian playwright, filmmaker, screenwriter and poet. She was born in Moscow and grew up in Damascus. Her plays include Goats (Royal Court, 2017). She has published a volume of poetry, Peacefully We Leave Home, and was resident poet at Poets House, New York, in 2015 where her book Three Poems was published in English.

A major new work by Syrian playwright and documentary film-maker Liwaa Yazji, developed as part of the Royal Court Th...