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Another Room to Live In: 15 Contemporary Arab Poets Official Book Launch

March 2, 11:00 AM12:30 PM EST

Please join us for the official virtual launch of Another Room to Live In: 15 Contemporary Arab Poets! We will be celebrating this multilingual conversation between fifteen poet-translators, connected through friendship, correspondence, and diasporic gathering—out February 15 with Litmus Press!✨

Featuring Hoda AdraOmar BerradaSara ElkamelSafaa FathySoukaina HabiballahMarilyn HackerGolan HajiKadhim J. HassanPierre JorisMona KareemSouad LabbizeRachida MadaniAlisha MascarenhasIman MersalSarah RiggsYasmine SealeCole SwensenHabib Tengour, and Sam Wilder reading original poems and translations in English, Arabic, and French.

You can purchase your own copy of Another Room to Live In through the $35 ticket option on the Eventbrite and we will ship it to you free of charge—along with a complimentary copy of I Want Sky, a special AAWW x Mizna folio guest-edited by Mariam Bazeed.

This event is presented in collaboration with our friends at Mizna, a critical platform for contemporary SWANA literature, and funded in part by Poets & Writers through public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.🌷