Poetry as Conversation: Ibtisam Barakat & Naomi Shihab Nye. March 31
Join us for a special reading and dialog between Palestinian American authors Ibtisam Barakat and Naomi Shihab Nye. Ibtisam will be reading from her new memor Balcony on the Moon, the follow-up to her acclaimed memoir Tasting the Sky.
Friday, March 31, 2017
7:00 to 8:30 pm
St. Catherine University
Coeur de Catherine Ballroom
2004 Randolph Ave | St. Paul | 55105
Co-hosted by Wisdom Ways, St. Catherine University, and Mizna
Award-winning, Palestinian-American author, poet, translator, artist and educator Ibtisam Barakat writes in both English and Arabic. Balcony on the Moon, Tasting the Sky and her other works center on healing social injustices, especially in the lives of young people. Her writings exist in numerous translations.
Naomi Shihab Nye is the author and/or editor of more than 30 volumes, including poetry, essays, short stories, novels for young readers, and picture books. The Turtle of Oman, her novel for children, was named Best Book of 2014 by The Horn Book, and a 2015 Notable Children's Book by the American Library.
Mizna is a Twin Cities non-profit arts organization that promotes contemporary expressions of Arab American culture. We publish the literary journal Mizna: Prose, Poetry and Art Exploring Arab America, produce the Twin Cities Arab Film Festival, and offer varied other readings, performances, art projects, and community events involving an exceptionally talented and diverse range of local, national, and international Arab American artists.
Cinema Arabiata an Arab film blog by Mohannad Ghawanmeh.
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