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The New York Times Reports on Israeli Defense Minister’s Comparing Mahmoud Darwish to Hitler July 25, 2016: The New York Times’s James Glanz writes about the Israeli defense minister’s comparison of Palestine’s national poet, Mahmoud Darwish, to Adolf Hitler, after a program aired on [...] by

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

New Ads on San Francisco Public Transit Quote Darwish to Discuss Conflict in Palestine March 4, 2016: A new series of ads by Palestine Advocacy Project placed on San Francisco public transit vehicles uses Mahmoud Darwish’s poetry in order to alert riders to the impacts and consequences of the [...] by

On Not Writing April 2, 2015: A missing molar. A kiss on a missing molar. A miniature woman in a paper boat. The sea, paper. She requests I set fire to the sheet on which she drifts. I do and see flames, or early afternoon light [...] by

At Kenyon Review: Khaled Mattawa’s Thoughts on Translating and Writing Poetry September 23, 2014: In this Kenyon Review article about identity, empowerment, translating and writing poetry, Khaled Mattawa, one of this year’s MacArthur Fellows, explains why translating Arab poets into English [...] by

Jeffrey Yang Leads Us into the Abyss March 20, 2013: “I used to keep a list of books in which ‘the abyss’ appeared — the physical-metaphorical-metaphysical-condition-of-the-bottomless-existence-of-our-darkest-nightmares-realized abyss,” [...] by