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The Rumpus, interview by Emily Robbins

  THE RUMPUS MINI-INTERVIEW PROJECT #128: DUNYA MIKHAIL BY EMILY ROBBINS March 22nd, 2018 I first became aware of Dunya Mikhail through her poem “The Iraqi Nights,” translated by Kareem James Abu-Zeid. The poem begins: In the first year of ...

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Foreword review by Paige Van De Winkle

  foreword reviews /the-beekeeper/ THE BEEKEEPER RESCUING THE STOLEN WOMEN OF IRAQ Dunya Mikhail Max Weiss (Translator) New Directions (Mar 27, 2018) Softcover $16.99 (240pp) 978-0-8112-2612-7 The Beekeeper is Dunya Mikhail’s haunting account of Abdullah, who devoted his life to ...

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The Beekeeper Kirkus Review

  THE BEEKEEPER Rescuing the Stolen Women of Iraq by Dunya Mikhail ; translated by Max WeissDunya Mikhail BUY NOW FROM AMAZON BARNES & NOBLE LOCAL BOOKSELLER     KIRKUS REVIEW An Iraqi journalist and poet long resident in New York returns to ...

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The Washington Post, Ron Charles

Books Poet Dunya Mikhail fled Iraq — but still carries home with her By Ron Charles February 23, 2016 Dunya Mikhail’s life straddles the divide of exile. It’s a divide reflected in the structure of her celebrated memoir, “Diary of ...

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Parkview, Ronald Grant

  DETROIT, MICHIGAN  |  INFO@PARKVIEWMAG.COM     2/3 Perspective and insight on war and writing with author Dunya Mikhail INTERVIEW BY RONALD GRANT PHOTOGRAPHY BY BRAD ZIEGLER Examining the impact of war on the human condition through poetry dates back centuries. ...

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