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Ghassan Zaqtan, Elias Khoury, & Alice Walker Honored With Mahmoud Darwish Awards March 14, 2016: We were thrilled to hear the Darwish Awards going to Ghassan Zaqtan, Elias Khoury, and Alice Walker over the weekend. From Arabic Literature (In English): The Mahmoud Darwish Awards were announced [...] by

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 [...] 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? [...] 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 [...] 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 [...] by