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Mizna, Volume 16, Issue 2, 2016
Mizna, Volume 16, Issue 2, 2016
Winter Issue exploring the theme of Intersectionality, this issue is Guest Edited by Charlotte Karem Albrecht and features works from Elmaz Abinader, Suad Ali, Andrea Assaf, Maya Beck, Jennifer Camper, R. Benedito Ferrão, Jill Hawkins, Joe Kadi, Mohja Kahf, Robert Farid Karimi, Tammy Lakkis, and Sagirah Shahid. Visual art by Shady El Noshokaty.    
Mizna, Volume 16, Issue 1, 2015
Mizna, Volume 16, Issue 1, 2015
Summer Issue with contributions from Rasha Abdulhadi, Reem Abu-Baker, Anwar F. Accawi, Hala Alyan, Joyce Aruri, Lauren Camp, Hasan Dudar, Angele Ellis, Hazem Fahmy, Majda Talal Gama, Layla Azmi Goushey, Amjad Hajyassin, Katheryn Kysar, Christina Najla LaRose, Jennifer Zeynab Maccani, Ron Riekki, Mike Rollin, Donya Tag-El-Din, Lena Khalaf Tuffaha. Visual art by Samia Halaby.    
Mizna, Volume 15, Issue 2, 2014
Mizna, Volume 15, Issue 2, 2014
SPECIAL THEME: RAWI + Mizna 5th National Gathering, Selected Proceedings. With contributions from Stephanie Abraham, Andrea Assaf, Hayan Charara, Carol Fadda-Conrey, Hedy Habra, Marilyn Hacker, Shadab Zeest Hashmi, Amir Hussain, Randa Jarrar, Kim Jensen, Fady Joudah, Mohja Kahf, Farid Matuk, Philip Metres, Dina Omar, Deema K. Shehabi, Priscilla Wathington. Visual art by Marguerite Dabaie and Joe Namy.    
Mizna, Volume 15, Issue 1, 2014
Mizna, Volume 15, Issue 1, 2014
Special Theme: EATING THE OTHER. Guest Editors Robert Farid Karimi and Khaldoun Samman. With contributions from R. Abusahan, Yasmine Anderson, Tim August, Mary Barghout, Dina El Dessouky, Lana Habash, Hedy Habra, Aida Hasan, Randa Jarrar, Hiba Krisht, Christina Najla LaRose, Shahé Mankerian, William Nour, Micaela Kaibni Raen, Michelle Ramadan, Joseph Rathgeber, Mejdulene B. Shomali, Donya Tag-El-Din, Priscilla Wathington. Visual art by Zineb Sedira and Raed Yassin   
Mizna, Volume 14, Issue 1, 2013
Mizna, Volume 14, Issue 1, 2013
With contributions from Bilal Alkatout, Hala Alyan, Marguerite Dabaie, Shokry Eldaly, Yahya Frederickson, Catherine Fletcher, Layla Azmi Goushey, Yussef El Guindi, Hedy Habra, Joe Kadi, Ismail Khalidi, Shahé Mankerian, Shannon O'Neill, Joseph Rathgeber, Sagirah Shahid. Visual art by Osama Esid.   
Mizna, Volume 13, Issue 2, 2012
Mizna, Volume 13, Issue 2, 2012
With contributions from Andrea Assaf, Zeina Hashem Beck, Tami Mohamed Brown, Yahya Frederickson, Amir Hussain, Lameece Issaq, Jacob Kader, Lola Koundakjian, Yahia Lababidi, Christina, Najla LaRose, Shahé Mankerian, Philip Metres, Amy Patrick Mossman, Sahar Mustafah, Glenn Shaheen, Nadine Sinno. Visual art by Ismail Al Rifai.   
Mizna, Volume 13, Issue 1, 2012
Mizna, Volume 13, Issue 1, 2012
Literature in Revolution special issue. With contributions from R. Abusahan, Maimouna Alammar, Andrea Assaf, John Asfour, Mary Barghout, Angele Ellis, Hedy Habra, Mohja Kahf, Remi Kanazi, Hassan Mekouar, Shady El Noshokaty, Dina Omar, Tasnim Qutait, Burt Ritchie, Khaldoun Samman, Leila Tayeb, and Andy Young. Visual art by Ahmed Basiony. Guest editor, Mohammed A. Bamyeh.   
Mizna, Volume 12, Issue 1, 2011
Mizna, Volume 12, Issue 1, 2011
With contributions from Faisal Alahmad, Niebal Atiyeh, Mary Barghout, Susan Muaddi Darraj, D. Daryoush, Benjamin Arda Doty, Yussef El Guindi, David Jalajel, Nahid Khan, Bayan Khatib, Yahia Lababidi, Abdifatah Shafat, Mejdulene Shomali, and Helga Tawil-Souri. Visual art by Oraib Toukan.   
Mizna, Volume 11, 2009
Mizna, Volume 11, 2009
Mahmoud Darwish Memorial Issue. With contributions from Anya Achtenberg, Hannah Lillith Assadi, Ahimsa Timoteo Bodhrán, Richard Broderick, Mahmoud Darwish, May Hawas, Fady Joudah, Taous Claire Khazem, D.H. Melhem, Philip Metres, David Mura, and Gregory Orfalea. Visual art by Walid Raad.   
Mizna, Volume 10: SOLD OUT
Mizna, Volume 10: SOLD OUT
With contributions from Niebal Atiyeh, Sham-e-Ali al-Jamil, Yussef El Guindi, Assef Al-Jundi, Robert Caisley, Beverly Monestier, Bashir Makhoul, Gordon Hon, Lorena Duarte, Randy Holland, Mary Barghout, Catherine Coray, Wendy Brown-Baez, Mike Rollin, Nadine Sinno and Charlotte Albrecht.   
Mizna, Volume 9, Issue 2
Mizna, Volume 9, Issue 2
With contributions from Taous Khazem, Pauline Kaldas, William Nour, Badria Jazairi, Kathryn Kysar, Lisa Adwan, John Asfour, Athir Shayota, R. Abusahan, Weam Namou-Yatooma, Hedy Habra, Laila Halaby, Mary Taddia, Jen March, Marian Haddad, Teresa Whitman, and Layla Dowlatshahi.   MORE >>
Mizna, Volume 9, Issue 1
Mizna, Volume 9, Issue 1
With contributions from Cécile Oumhani, Nouri Gana, Philip Metres, Ibrahim N. Abusharif, Yahia Lababidi, Nadine Khalil, Rewa Zeinati Choueiri, D. Daryoush, Sarah Husain, Sophia Michelle Yohannes, Sharif Waked, Sherene Seikaly, 2007 Latitudes Artists, Layla Dowlatshahi, Ismail Khalidi, Taous Khazem and Jen March.   
Mizna, Volume 8, Issue 2: SOLD OUT
Mizna, Volume 8, Issue 2: SOLD OUT
With contributions from Fouzi Slisli, Sham-e-Ali al-Jamil, Daniel Abdal-Hayy Moore, John Asfour, Alia Yunis, Junichi P. Semitsu, Tamiko Beyer, Randa Mirza, Jana Traboulsi, Zena el-Khalil, Mazen Kerbaj, David Williams, Rewa Zeinati Choueiri, H. Palmer Hall, Andy Young, Yahia Samir Lababidi, Amy E. Levine, Dima Hilal, Rhonda Wellner Chiodo, Mary Tabakow, William Nour, Faye George, Ahmed Tharwat, Claire Zoghb and Bushra Rehman.   
Mizna, Volume 8, Issue 1: SOLD OUT
Mizna, Volume 8, Issue 1: SOLD OUT
With contributions from D. Daryoush, Patricia Sarrafian Ward, Brooke Anthony, Angie Chuang, Amani Elkassabani, Ismail Khalidi, Robert Booras, Hamdi Attia, Philip Metres, R. Abusahan, Brian Cronwall, P.A. Pashibin, Ahmed Ismail Yusuf, Habib Albi, Mazen Halabi, and Sophia Michelle Yohannes.   
Mizna, Volume 7, Issue 1
Mizna, Volume 7, Issue 1
With contributions from William Nour, D.H. Melhem, Bushra Rehman, Ahmed Tharwat, Jennifer Camper, Dean Obeidallah, Samir M. Nassar, Kathryn Haddad, Ibtisam Barakat, Patricia Sarrafian Ward, Rosina Hassoun, Jason Makansi, Santiago Nasar, and Yussef El Guindi.   
Mizna, Volume 7, Issue 2
Mizna, Volume 7, Issue 2
With contributions from Angele Ellis, Mahmoud Kaabour, Zeina Azzam Seikaly, Amy E. Levine, Kathryn Kysar, Paul Kaidy Barrows, Stephen Ajay, Rasha Salti, Pauline Kaldas, Bashar Azzouz, Bushra Azzouz, Ali Hazzah, Assef Al-Jundi, Hedy Habra, Shahé Mankerian, Tami Mohamed Brown, Rana Abdul-Aziz and Kay Hardy Campbell.   
Mizna, Volume 6, Issue 2
Mizna, Volume 6, Issue 2
With contributions from R. Abusahan, Bushra Rehman, Laila Lalami, Ismail Khalidi, Mahmoud Kaabour, Barbara Bedway, Anaïs Alexandra Tekerian, Marya Kazoun, D. Daryoush, Mariam Alsharif, Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, Gregory Orfalea, Shelley Ettinger, Anwar F. Accawi, Manel Saddique, David Williams, Ziana Qaiser-Raza and Alia Yunis.   
Mizna, Volume 6, Issue 1
Mizna, Volume 6, Issue 1
With contributions from Najla Said, Nathalie Handal, Junichi P. Semitsu, Ibtisam S. Barakat, John Asfour, Brian Cronwall, Ramzi Moufarej, Myung-Hee Kim, Joanna Kadi, Mohja Kahf, Aissa Deebi, Iron Sheik, Susan Muaddi Darraj, Raúl Gómez Jattin, Laila Shereen, Jennifer Min Hong, Naseer H. Aruri and Paul Barrows.   
Mizna, Volume 5, Issue 2
Mizna, Volume 5, Issue 2
With contributions from Sahar Kayyal, Naomi Shihab Nye, Assef Al-Jundi, Yussef El Guindi, Tami Mohamed Brown, Leila Darabi, Raff Ellis, Nadeen Al-Jijakli, Nida Sinnokrot, Suheir Hammad, Amira Jarmakani, Pauline Kaldas, Morad Fareed, Cathy Camper, Laila Halaby, Sidi Benzahra, Noura Erakat and Joanna Kadi.   
Mizna, Volume 5, Issue 1: SOLD OUT
Mizna, Volume 5, Issue 1: SOLD OUT
With contributions from Amani Elkassabani, D.H. Melhem, Nasreen Mohamed and Juliana Pegues, Gregory Orfalea, Sachin B. Patel, Zena el-Khalil, Stephen Ajay, Evelyn Alsultany, Lamya el-Chidiac, Wade Savitt, Nahid Khan and Ibtisam S. Barakat.   
Mizna, Volume 4, Issue 2
Mizna, Volume 4, Issue 2
With contributions from Sidi Cherkawi Benzahra, Jennifer Molina Balbuena, Ghassan Ghraizi, Sura Faraj, Susan Muaddi Darraj, Katherine Glover, Robyne Robison, Nadine Al-jijakli, Ahmed Tharwat, Edward Bok Lee, Deana El-Farouki Dueno, Leah Ida Harris, R. Abusahan, Angele Ellis, and Marwan Sahmarani.   
Mizna, Volume 4, Issue 1
Mizna, Volume 4, Issue 1
With contributions from Nabila Assaf, David Mura, Hannah Allam, Rasha Ghappour, Rawi Hage, Lisa Suhair Majaj, Ruba Sadi, Marwa Hassoun, Esam Aal, Kathryn Buck, Rae'd Abu-Ghazaleh, Shaw J. Dallal, A.Y. May, Zahie El Kouri, Sarah Hope Zogby, and Yasser Aggour.   
Mizna, Volume 3, Issue 3
Mizna, Volume 3, Issue 3
With contributions from Yussef El Guindi, David Williams, Corey Wade, Sinan Khatib, Khaled Mattawa, Cathy Camper, Layla El-Wafi, Mohja Kahf, Cherien Dabis, Dima Hilal, Ahimsa Timoteo Bodhrán and Emily Jacir.   
Mizna, Volume 3, Issue 2
Mizna, Volume 3, Issue 2
With contributions from Susan Muaddi, D.H. Melhem, Pamela Nice, Chris Ellery, Eva Elias, Edith Dunn, Ibtisam Barakat, Sham-e-Ali al-Jamil, Rima Najjar Kapitan and Steven Salaita, Kazim Ali, Lubna Warawra, Annemarie Jacir, and Lucien Samaha.   
Mizna, Volume 3, Issue 1
Mizna, Volume 3, Issue 1
With contributions from Kitty Aal, Saladin Ahmed, Sidi Cherkawi Benzahra, Ralph Hajj, Noor Hanna, Nadia Higgins, Ziad Shaker el-Jishi, G.T. Khouri, Alix Kolar, Gary Paul Nabhan, Nigel Parry, Dahlia Petrus, Betty Shamieh, Helga Tawil, and Rawi Hage.   
Mizna, Volume 2, Issue 3: SOLD OUT
Mizna, Volume 2, Issue 3: SOLD OUT
With contributions from Zahera Saed, Amani Elkassabani, Mark Hage, Rouane Itani, Stan West, Dunya Mikhail, Lisa Adwan, Kareem Aal, Yussef El Guindi, Graydon Kouri, and Jennifer Camper.   
Mizna, Volume 2, Issue 2
Mizna, Volume 2, Issue 2
With contributions from Sidi Benzahra, Esam Abdel Aal, Joanna Kadi, Issa Boullata, Kazim Ali, Ahimsa Timoteo Bodhrãn, Nahid Khan, Aida Hasan, Hassan Mekouar, Youssef Rakha, and Natalia Yatsukhina.   
Mizna, Volume 2, Issue 1
Mizna, Volume 2, Issue 1
With contributions from Rawi Hage, Dima Hilal, Ibtisam Barakat, Mark Riad Mikhael, Lorie Haddad, Shareef Riad, Jalaa' Anwar Abdelwahab, Steven Salaita, Edith Dunn, and Hend Al-Mansour.   
Mizna, Volume 1, Issue 3
Mizna, Volume 1, Issue 3
With contributions from Mohja Kahf, Elmaz Abinader, Sadida Athuallah, Anna Reckin, Lisa Gizzi, Nasser Yanbeiy, Najib Ghadbian, Susan Bassam Muaddi, Alia Yunis, and Cathy Camper.   
Mizna, Volume 1, Issue 2: SOLD OUT
Mizna, Volume 1, Issue 2: SOLD OUT
With contributions from Pauline Kaldas, Abd al-Hayy Moore, Naomi Shihab Nye, David Williams, Nahid Khan, Suheir Hammad, Annemarie Jacir, Ziad Shaker el-Jishi, and Fawzia Reda.   
Mizna, Volume 1, Issue 1: SOLD OUT
Mizna, Volume 1, Issue 1: SOLD OUT
With contributions from Joanna Kadi, Saladdin Ahmed, Mohammed Almosa, Lisa Suheir Majaj, Nadia Higgins, Ahimsa Timoteo Bodhrãn, Kathryn Haddad, Nathalie Handel, Saleh Abudayyeh, and Adnan Shati.   



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