30 Dec 2013

Rayya Elias on addiction

From the collecton New Zealand Festival

This interview contains strong language and references to drug use.

Syrian-American writer and filmmaker Rayya Elias has published the book 'Harley Loco: A Memoir of Hard Living, Post Punk and Hair - from the Middle East to the Lower East Side'. She discusses what she learned at the rock bottom of addiction, and how she found joy in a sober life. Rayya Elias is one of the authors invited to the New Zealand Festival's Writers Week in March.

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