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Ghassan Zaqtan in Conversation at LARB October 23, 2013: The Los Angeles Review of Books is rich in poetry this week. We pointed you to this roundtable discussion earlier, now make your way over to check out a conversation with Palestinian poet Ghassan Zaqtan and Ben Ehrenreich. Part of the conversation focuses on problems Zaqtan has had obtaining visas to the U.S. and Canada, most recently to [...] by

The Griffin Poetry Prize Winners Are In!! June 14, 2013: And they are (in the International Poetry category): Like a Straw Bird It Follows Me, and Other Poems, by Ghassan Zaqtan, and translated by Fady Joudah. Judge Wang Ping writes: What does poetry do? Nothing and everything, like air, water, soil, like birds, fish, trees, like love, spirit, our daily words … It lives with us, in and [...] by

Jeffrey Yang Leads Us into the Abyss March 20, 2013: [caption id="attachment_62944" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Yves Klein in the Void Room (Raum der Leere), Museum Haus Lange, Krefeld, January 1961.[/caption] “I used to keep a list of books in which ‘the abyss’ appeared — the [...] by

Special Issue of American Book Review Focuses on Arab-American Literature January 11, 2013: We'd highly recommend this special issue, just out, of American Book Review, edited by Philip Metres, with a focus on Arab-American literature. Among a truckful of good reads are reviews by Dale Smith on Farid Matuk's This Isa Nice Neighborhood, Katie Farris and Ilya Kaminsky on Ghassan Zaqtan and Fady Joudah's Like a Straw Bird It Follows Me; [...] by

LARB’s Gaza Poetry Roundtable Puts Israeli and Palestinian Poets in Conversation December 5, 2012: A three-part series on poetry in Gaza is currently being published over at the Los Angeles Review of Books--with Part III by Dara Barnat, Fady Joudah (pictured above), Tala Abu Rahmeh and Marcela Sulak. Organized by Gabrielle Calvocoressi, Poetry Editor; Joshua Rivkin, Assistant Poetry Editor; and Elizabeth Metzger, Assistant Poetry Editor (we [...] by

Ghassan Zaqtan Comes to America After Visa Hassle October 22, 2012: From Times Union: Palestinian poet Ghassan Zaqtan, whose application for a visa was held up in a case described as "ethnic profiling," has rescheduled a hastily canceled April U.S. tour and will visit the University at Albany on Tuesday on a triumphant note. "We are so happy to have him here finally, but it was a disappointing and [...] by