One member of the team behind the six-year-old MEMO Palestine Book Awards in London is Victoria Brittain, a journalist and author herself. She is now one of the trustees who choose the judges each year, having been one of them herself for the first three years of the initiative. Victoria Brittain is familiar with many countries in Africa and some in the Middle East, where she lived for many years. She is a lover of words, books and Palestine, so she is eminently suitable for her role with the Awards team. The judges chosen are always independent and decide between themselves who will win what is fast becoming a prestigious honour. The winners in 2016 included Ramzy Baroud, Anaheed Al-Hardan […]
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