Alexandra Kinias

Alexandra Kinias is Egyptian American. She is screenplay writer, novelist, women rights advocate and a freelance market research consultant on Egyptian women’s issues. Her passion for movies, books, art, travel and women issues and empowerment is translated in her writings and advocacy. Kinias graduated with a BSc. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alexandria in Egypt. She pursued her passion for writing after she moved to America. She studied creative and screenplay writing and took fiction writing and critique classes with a writing coach. Her English self-published fiction Black Tulips, is inspired by her life growing up in a male dominant society. Her Arabic book, Cleopatra and her┬áSisters, is a satirical collection of stories about women’s relationships in Egypt. She co-wrote the movie Cairo Exit, a drama about a forbidden love affair between a Coptic Christian woman and a Muslim man. The movie was censored in Egypt, yet received international recognition and was screened in Tribeca, Dubai Film Festival and Washington Arabian Nights Festival. It also won best non-European Film in the Independent European Film Festival. Her screenplay Leila’s World was short listed among best 10 screenplays at RAWI Screenplay Lab in Jordan.

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October 8, 2019

Making Homemade Tomato Sauce: the Magic & Meditation of Cooking. {Recipe}