Iraqi poet Amal al-Jubouri and her poet-translator Rebecca Gayle Howell will be reading at Smith College on October 2.

Al-Jubouri is the author of several collections, including the Best Translated Book Award-shortlisted Hagar Before the Occupation, Hagar After the Occupation. 

More: 

Gayle Howell on “Translating from a Language You Don’t Know

The events listing and details from Smith College

Selected poems from Alice James Books

Asympote: How to Live in Exile: The Poetry of Amal al-Jubouri

The author and translators’ websites: http://amalaljubouri.com/ and http://www.rebeccagaylehowell.com/