I'm so excited to announce that I will be showcasing and selling my book on Egyptian Proverbs in the CairoComix festival this year. From 11am-8pm on the 22nd to 24th of September at the AUC Tahrir campus.

Farah Shafie book @ Cairo Comix

Cairo Comix is an extensive 3-day festival and program celebrating the world of comics, with exhibitions, competitions, workshops and talks based on different themes from storytelling to culturally related aspects, and it kicks off Friday the 22nd to the 24th of September. It celebrates local and international independent artists and publishers. 

Back for it's third time around and so much talent bursting and activities with a live projection of artists at work, a drawing concert, a screening of films,  and finally the comic souks which is where I will be with my book.

Cairo Comix

The artists behind Cairo Comix are Mohammed Shennawy, artist and co-founder of Tok Tok magazine, Magdy El-Shafei, author of the award-winning graphic novel Metro, and Twins Cartoon, brothers Mohammed and Haytham Ra'fat behind the genius that is Garage comic magazine and founders of Kawkab El-Rasameen.

Also showcasing her work is my friend and very talented artist, Deena Mohamed. 

Come say hi and show some support to local talents! Waiting for you all.

For more on the event and the full three-day program, visit