It’s for sure now. PAlFEST Writers will be at IUG tomorrow at 9, Alquds Conference Room. The following authors will be our speakers: Selma Dabbagh,Jamal Mahjoub, and Amr Ezzat. Continue reading PALFEST at IUG TOmorrow at 9-11 Alquds Conference room
Students of the ISlamic University off all majors, get ready for this. A team of the writers will be at IUG on Sunday!
spread the word and be there. Continue reading The Palestine Festival of Literature SOoOoOoN in Gaza at IUG
Let’s give back something to those who gave their lives and future so that we live a better life. Continue reading let’s write something for the prisoners
‘Rise like Lions after slumber/
In unvanquishable number—/
Shake your chains to earth like dew/
Which in sleep had fallen on you—/
Ye are many—they are few.’
Continue reading The Mask of Anarchy by Percy Bysshe Shelley
(but then fear turns suspicion into proof)
Continue reading Gunter Grass – What Must Be Said
دَمُ الثُّـــوارِ تعرفُـــه فرنســـا\
وتعلـــم أَنـــه نـــورٌ وحَــقُّ\
وللحريـــةِ الحـــمراءِ بـــابٌ\
بكـــلِّ يَـــدٍ مُضَرَّجَــةٍ يُــدَقُّ
Continue reading أحمد شوقي : دمشقُ
Hasan squeezed another olive, as if trying to pinch Ari’s words from the air where they hung like a betrayal.
Continue reading ‘As they left’ From Susan Abulhawa’s ‘Mornings in Jenin’
Poetry and Architecture class. How was it? Got any Questions?
"Ironic" An old man turned ninety-eight He won the lottery and died the next day It's a black fly in your Chardonnay It's a death row pardon two minutes too late And isn't it ironic… don't you think It's Continue reading It’s Ironic
Emile Habibi, The Pessoptimist Who Went Global by Omar Zane * Emile Habibi died in early May, 1996 in his home in Nazareth. In addition to being a great Palestinian writer he was an exceptional character as well. His presence, Continue reading Emile Habibi, The Pessoptimist Who Went Global
The Secret Life of Saeed the Pessoptimist (Al-Waka’i al gharieba fi ikhtifa Said Abul Nahs al-Mutasha’il) by Emile Habiby Feb7 by readkutub On Monday, February 7th we gathered to discuss The Secret Life of Saeed the Pessoptimist (Al-Waka’i al gharieba fi Continue reading “The Secret Life of Saeed the Pessoptimist”