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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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