MENAWA will be back March 16th to chat about Haji Jabir’s IPAF-nominated BLACK FOAM We’ll be joined for a Q&A by the novel’s co-translator, Marcia Lynx Qualey! Email for details.Continue Reading

Haji Jaber’s Black Foam is full of diverse cultural, linguistic, and musical landscapes. It opens in Addis Ababa, Eritrea, one of the final stages in our main character’s journey from his tangled past to what he hopes will be a new life in Israel. Throughout the novel, Adal (later Dawoud, David, and Dawit) re-inventsContinue Reading