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.


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 ›