“Although we are a literary magazine, we are open to all art forms, especially those that experiment with and criticize the status quo.”Continue Reading

Writers, translators and editors celebrate new writing from Palestine. Featuring Maya Abu Al-Hayyat, Marcia Lynx Qualey, Alice Youssef, Sonia Nimr, Sawad Hussain, Jehan Bseiso, Louis Allday, Suchitra Vijayan, Meg Arenberg and Bhakti Shringarpure. Books in focus include You Can Be The Last Leaf by Maya Abu Al-Hayyat translated by Fady Joudah, Thunderbird II by SoniaContinue Reading

In this talk, novelist and human rights activist Susan Abulhawa will join with Alaa Tartir of Al-Shabaka, Aline Batarseh of Visualizing Palestine and Aimee Shalan of Makan, to discuss the history and context of the changing perceptions of the Palestinian struggle, what happens when the concept of ‘neutrality’ is disputed, why narrative shifts matter, and how — in an increasingly loveless world — they feed into the wider liberation movement.Continue Reading