Million's Poet

Translations of ‘Prince of Poets’ Competitor’s Poem for the Revolution: Tahrir Square by Hesham al-Gakh

Last week, Hesham al-Gakh skipped the “Prince of Poets” competition in order to join Egypt’s new day.

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And the Winner is Not Hissa Hilal

For Hissa Hilal’s international fans—most of whom, presumably, are unacquainted with her verse—the decision of last Million’s Poet judges will be a disappointment. The show’s winner was the 30-year-old Kuwaiti Nasser al Ajami. Al Ajami apparently received 67 per cent… Read More ›