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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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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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