Should Adonis Be Receiving Peace Prizes?

“This year’s winner of the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade…reportedly has refused the invitation to speak in Adonis’ honor on November 20 in Osnabrück.”


Adonis on What ‘Real Poetry’ Requires

It’s no longer Nobel season, but Adonis has a new book coming out in the U.S., so another flutter of press is to be expected. Yesterday’s piece in the NY Times followed the Syrian-French poet on a visit to a class that (his translator) Khaled Mattawa teaches at the University of Michigan.