"The subjects, the structures, and the writing style are different between my Arabic books and Kurdish ones."
"Because I, too, know that no one dies of love, / I live my life like a normal woman."
"The horse was angry for no reason."
The book is scheduled for English publication in Fall 2021.
Truly, dreams are full of wonders.
Two plays by Syrian playwright Ahmad Meree, in Arabic with English surtitles, made the "Now Toronto" list of 15 theatre shows to see in 2020.
"Ever since I discovered the miracle of white glue, I was drawn to her damaged books, repairing and binding them to heal their wounds."
"I don’t know how many hours I’d spent in solitary confinement. I was alone with four cold silent walls. I couldn’t hear anyone’s voice in that gloomy cell, and I don’t think anyone could hear me."
"By voicing their stories within interrogation sequences, Yazji’s refugee women expose the violence of bureaucratic and xenophobic questions as part of what contributes to their trauma."
In this short film, Sinjab sticks very close to Khalifa, who drives us around, sings for us, reads to us, washes dishes for us, shows us his mementos, and tells us about his life.
"At the end, what is essential is to write a good literary work, and to hell with prizes."
"You are my prison, you are my prison and my freedom, you are the one I hate and the one I love."