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Yasmine Seale Wins 2022 PEN Grant to Translate al-Nabulsi

Translator and author Yasmine Seale has won a 2022 PEN America Literary Grant to support her translation of If You See Them Fall to Earth by Abd al-Ghani al-Nabulsi (1641-1731).

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Yasmine Seale to Translate Al-Khansa for LAL Series

The poetry of Al-Khansa (~575-646) has been little-translated, although notably it appeared in the slender and beautiful chapbook of reflections Loss Sings, by author and translator James Montgomery, one of the executive editors of the Library of Arabic Literature project.

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