Poems and Texts

Exercise by Ammiel Alcalay

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Correspondences: Readings with Etel
Friday, November 30, 2018, 8:00 pm
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Exercise:

every day
try and
imagine
how far
you are
from
Gaza

2018

From: Imperial Abhorrences (& Other Abominations)

Photo: Kate Tarlow Morgan

Ammiel Alcalay

Poet, novelist, translator, critic, and scholar Ammiel Alcalay teaches at Queens College and The Graduate Center, CUNY. His books include After Jews and Arabs, Memories of Our Future, Islanders, and neither wit nor gold: from then. His translations include Sarajevo Blues and Nine Alexandrias by Bosnian poet Semezdin Mehmedinović. A 10th anniversary edition of from the warring factions, and new essays, a little history, came out in 2013 from re:public / UpSet. He is the General Editor of Lost & Found: The CUNY Poetics Document Initiative, a series of student and guest edited archival texts emerging from the New American Poetry, and was the recipient of a 2017 Before Columbus Foundation American Book Award for this work.

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