“The off-LBF podcast below explores the Miyah poetry movement that was sparked in April 2016 when poet Hafiz Ahmed composed ‘Write Down I Am a Miyah,’ inspired in part by Mahmoud Darwish’s ‘ID Card,’ and shared it on social media.”Continue Reading

As we wait, I’ll borrow from another section on how Anglo publishers can find previously untranslated Arabic-language authors. The report notes that “publishers are often forced to commission sample translations, a process which is…fraught with difficulty.”Continue Reading