Eman Quotah reviews a new anthology of love poems by Arab poets writing in English in the diaspora and in country.
Pantea Amin Tofangchi grew up in poetry, war, death, conflict, beauty, hatred, love, and censorship all at the same time. She was eight when the Iran‑Iraq War started and in… Continue reading Three Poems from Pantea Amin Tofangchi’s Glazed With War
In Mai Al-Nakib’s new short story, a woman makes a Herculean effort to preserve the memory and artwork of her late husband.
Can a crush on a teacher survive marriage, revolution, and a sinking, refugee dingy on the Mediterranean Sea?
Expressions of love in Arabic, Persian, Hebrew, Turkish and Kurdish, to give Valentine's Day a new meaning.
Melissa Chemam reviews the new taboo-busting feature film from Moroccan director Maryam Touzani.
Iranian American poet and translator Haleh Liza Gafori presents a new volume of Rumi translations in "GOLD" published by NYRB Classics.
Mehnaz Afridi reviews the new book of short stories by a Pakistani American writer determined to disrupt her readers' expectations.