From the Archives: Shahla Ujayli on Getting Raqqa Back Through Writing

"It is not easy for me to summarize in these lines my emotional relationship — with all its fluctuations — with Raqqa!"

Arabic Poetry Friday: Tamim Barghouti’s Latest, Submission Suggestions, Second Graders Read Adonis

Zeinobia has posted a new poem by Palestinian-Egyptian poet Tamim Barghouti, son of Egyptian novelist Radwa Ashour and Palestinian poet Mourid Barghouti. The poem is "يا شعب مصر." Tamim Barghouti famously wrote "the poem of the Egyptian revolution," which was oft-recited on al-Jazeera and in Tahrir. Although Barghouti has expressed his reservations about seeing his … Continue reading Arabic Poetry Friday: Tamim Barghouti’s Latest, Submission Suggestions, Second Graders Read Adonis