A poet-doctor born in Algiers, Samira Negrouche works not only in words, but also in collaborations with visual artists and musicians. Her first book in English, The Olive Trees’ Jazzis forthcoming from Pleiades Press in February 2020, remade in English by Marilyn Hacker:

Seven poems by Negrouche, tr. Hacker:

Plume: Six makeshift trees around my bathtub

WWB: In the Shadow of Grenada

Poets.Org: Minus One

PNR: Coffee, No Sugar

PNR: To Invent the Word?

ArabLit: Seven Little Jasmine Monologues

Asymptote: While You Pass By

Get the book:

On Amazon | Small Press Distribution

Also read:

World Literature Today: “Who is Speaking”

ArabLit: Algerian Writer Samira Negrouche on Her 3 Mother Tongues, Translating Poetry, and Collaborative Writing

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