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Poetry International

en/nl Poetry International Web IRAQ  Dunya Mikhail (Iraq, 1965)  Nederlands ► © Pieter Vandermeer / Tineke de Lange Friday 15 May 2009 Dunya Mikhail was born in Baghdad in 1965 and lived there until the authorities considered her poetry to ...

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Academy of American Poets

poet Dunya Mikhail Dunya Mikhail is the author of several books, including The Iraqi Nights (New Directions, 2014); Diary of a Wave Outside the Sea (New Directions, 2009), winner of the 2010 Arab American Book Award for Poetry; and The ...

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Poetry Foundation

Dunya Mikhail b. 1965 http://www.dunyamikhail.com/ Iraqi American poet Dunya Mikhail was born in Baghdad and earned a BA at the University of Baghdad. She worked as a translator and journalist for the Baghdad Observer before being placed on Saddam Hussein’s ...

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The Beekeeper: Rescuing the Stolen Women of Iraq

The Beekeeper Rescuing the Stolen Women of Iraq Nonfiction by Dunya Mikhail translated by Max Weiss and Dunya Mikhail Since 2014, Daesh (ISIS) has been brutalizing the Yazidi people of northern Iraq: sowing destruction, killing those who won’t convert to ...

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The Iraqi Nights

The Iraqi Nights Poetry by Dunya Mikhail translated by Kareem James Abu-Zeid The Iraqi Nights is the third collection by the acclaimed Iraqi poet Dunya Mikhail. Taking The One Thousand and One Nights as her central theme, Mikhail personifies the role of ...

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Diary of a Wave Outside the Sea

Diary Of A Wave Outside The Sea Poetry by Dunya Mikhail translated by Elizabeth Winslow When Part One of Dunya Mikhail’s Diary of a Wave Outside the Sea was published in Cairo, the newspaper Al-Ahram said: “In this remarkable and spellbinding ...

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The War Works Hard, UK edition

The War Works Hard “Yesterday I lost a country,” Dunya Mikhail writes in The War Works Hard, a subversive, sobering work by an exiled Iraqi poet, and her first collection to appear in English. Compassionate, engaged and direct, Mikhail’s is ...

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Poem-a-Day

The War in Colors Dunya Mikhail The digital map on the wall displays the American wars in colors: Iraq in purple Syria in yellow Kuwait in blue Afghanistan in red Vietnam in green. The war on the map is beautiful ...

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مغامرات شاعرة في سوق سبايا “داعش”

مغامرات شاعرة في سوق سبايا “داعش” شريف الشافعي| الإثنين04/09/2017 شارك المقال :   302   حتى الأطفال دون الخامسة، لم يسلموا من إجرام داعش، الناجيات من قبضة داعش وجحيم الموت، بإمكانهن أن يروين مآسيهن الدامية، بحكم أنهن عدن إلى الحياة ...

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السبايا الايزيديات و «داعش»

فاطمة المحسن A+a– السبايا الايزيديات و «داعش» النسخة: الورقية – دولي الجمعة، ٢١ أبريل/ نيسان ٢٠١٧ (٠١:٠ – بتوقيت غرينتش) شهادات النساء الإيزيديات الهاربات من «داعش» التي سجلتها الشاعرة العراقية المقيمة في أميركا دنيا ميخائيل ضمن كتابها «في سوق السبايا»، ...

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