NOVEMBER 21, 2023 — Multiple sources announced Tuesday afternoon that the Palestinian poet and essayist Mosab Abu Toha, who had been kidnapped by the Israeli Army in Gaza as he was fleeing […]
Mosab Abu Toha
This conversation originally ran last year, in November 2022, after Mosab Abu Toha won a 2022 Palestine Book Award for Things You May Find Hidden in My Ear: Poems from Gaza. […]
NOVEMBER 3, 2023 — Arrowsmith Press, in conjunction with Boston Playwrights’ Theatre and The Walcott Festival yesterday announced the winner of the third annual Derek Walcott Prize for Poetry: Mosab […]
AUGUST 25, 2023 — Arrowsmith Press has announced the finalists for its 2022 Derek Walcott Prize, which goes to a poetry collection published in English by a writer who is […]
“Wordsworth talks about tranquility, but in Gaza there is no such sense of tranquility. You recollect these things in troubled times, in anxiety.”
“When writing in Arabic, it’s often about the past, my grandfather and home, or it’s about statelessness and alienation. It’s about our dilemma as human beings.”
The Markaz Review and City Lights in conjunction with the Middle Eastern Children’s Alliance celebrate the publication of Things You May Find Hidden in My Ear: Poems from Gaza, by Mosab Abu Toha.
Leaving Childhood Behind: A Conversation with Mosab Abu Toha, Poet and Founder of the Edward Said Public Library in Gaza, moderated by Refqa Abu-Remaileh and Alison Rice.
The new fundraising campaign, which seeks to raise $20,000 US, is not only to fund and support the library’s existing projects, but also to start new ones.