Between Two Islands is an evening of poetry and conversation, exploring the relationship between Bahrain, Britain and the British Bahrainis caught with a foot on either island, co-produced by guest editor of ALQ WINTER 2021, Ali Al-Jamri.
We “reclaim” land from water, taking back what was never given / We worship our own footsteps, replacing the water’s sheen
"If my tongue was cut, / let it grow back and call out ‘Jamri’"
During the middle days of the Egyptian revolution, a group of 137 Bahraini writers, artists, and intellectuals issued a statement in solidarity with the Egyptians' struggle for freedom and dignity.
One of the signatories, according to Bahrain's Gulf Daily News, was celebrated Bahraini poet Qassim Haddad.