Haytham El-Wardany: Can the Silence of Animals Make Us Reconsider Communication?

"While his short stories delve into silence, his current research turns to talking animals as they appear in myths and fables, and what they can tell us about histories of speech and power."

Teaching with Arabic Literature in Translation: The Creative Writing Workshop

"If in the classroom you’re able to compare multiple translations of a single work, and/or read essays by translators on their craft, this offers rich and rigorous examples of how choices are made on the level of word, phrase, syntax, diction, metaphor, image, so on. Such examples of precision and multiplicity are ideal for student writers."