"The news of your death reached me / one sweltering afternoon / as I sat with friends on a peak of Albaicín."
My night moves between the tunes of Sabah Fakhri and the rhythms of Abdel Wahab
Each time I begin to write about love the other woman reaches out and pushes my fingers from the keyboard the lonely woman who lost everything the wild woman who looks like me
Thanks to M.A. Orthofer at The Literary Saloon, I see that the University of Iowa International Writing Program has announced their 2010 International Writing Program participants. As Orthofer notes, these names are "worth paying attention to, some of these folk will certainly be heard from (or, better yet: read) sooner or later. " From the … Continue reading 2 Arab Participants in U of Iowa’s 2010 International Writing Program