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‘For me, the act of writing is to commit to a kind of hope, to the will to change': Adonis Speaks to The Indian Express May 14, 2015: Last weekend, the Syrian-born poet, Adonis traveled from Paris to Varkala, a coastal town in Kerala, to receive the Kumaran Asan World Poetry Prize. Previous recipients of the award include Léopold [...] by

Syria’s ‘New Poetry,’ Rejuvenated by the Revolution September 9, 2013: A great article on the new poetry coming out of the Syrian civil war is at Al Jazeera. “Rather than relying on metaphors and allegorical images, these new poems rely on literal, visceral [...] by

Nobel Prize for Literature Odds in Murakami’s Favor, Poets Ko Un & Adonis in Running September 5, 2013: The Guardian has got the odds on the Nobel Prize for Literature, which should be announced in about 29 days; it looks like Haruki Murakami is the favorite, with 3-1 odds. Syrian poet Adonis is also [...] by