Friday Finds: Kurdish Literature

"Salim Barakat’s language is intimidatingly dense and complex, flaunting a vast and daunting vocabulary."

Syrian Kurdish Poet Golan Haji: ‘It’s Not Easy To Go for What One Loves

"I have always felt this inclination to what's being written in other languages, not necessarily by the well-known names. Translation is crucial for the common imagination, for mutual understanding among human beings. What comes from the imagination belongs to everybody."