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Poetry Reading with Icelandic-Palestinian Poet
April 14, 2014 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
A Poetry Reading and Q & A with Icelandic-Palestinian Poet Mazen Maarouf
Monday April 14, 2014, 12:30 PM
Knox Hall, Room 208
The Center for Palestine Studies presents a poetry reading by Icelandic-Palestinian poet Mazen Maarouf .
Mazen Maarouf is a Palestinian-Icelandic poet and writer, lauded as a rising international literary star. He has published three collections of poetry: The Camera Doesn’t Capture Birds, Our Grief Resembles Bread, and most recently An Angel Suspended On The Clothesline, which has been translated into several languages including into French by Samira Negrouche. His work is currently being translated into English by Kareem James Abu-Zeid and Nathalie Handal. He has written literary and theatre criticism in various Arabic magazines and newspapers namely An-Nahar and Assafir (
The poetry reading will be followed by a Q&A and discussion moderated by poet and writer Nathalie Handal, a specialist in contemporary international literatures, she teaches at Columbia University.
Free and open to the public.
Light refreshments will be served.
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