“Maya’s poems are made of such dailiness, the extreme violence of a colonizing force punctuating days filled with humor and compassion and small failures and sweeping loves.”
Lena Khalaf Tuffaha
Join this class with Lena Khalaf Tuffaha to explore a selection of translated poetry by Palestinian women.
“Shukair stressed the important role Arab educational institutions play in keeping Palestinian literature alive.”
“My grandfather, Husni Fariz, was the poet laureate of Jordan. I used to relish the chance to sit at his desk and “write poems,” terrible poems in Arabic, ones that tried desperately to rhyme.”