Olive Branch Press
October 15, 2019
6.0 X 9.0 X 0.5 inches | 0.6 pounds
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About the Author
Mahmoud Darwish was born in the village of al-Birweh in what was then Western Galilee, Palestine. He published more than twenty volumes of poetry and ten volumes of prose. He was the recipient of numerous awards for both his poetry and his political activism.
AMIRA EL-ZEIN is a poet, translator, and Associate Professor of Arabic Literature and Culture at Georgetown University in Qatar. CAROLYN FORCHÉ is the author of four books of poetry, and the editor of two best-selling poetry anthologies, Against Forgetting and Poetry of Witness.
Carolyn A. Forché is an ordained minister, teacher, speaker, and author. She won the Gilded Quill Award for Colors Come From God . . . Just Like Me! and was awarded the Outstanding Service Award from the U. S. Dept of Health & Human Services. She was the first woman to be appointed to the U. S. Presidential sub-cabinet position of Director of Public Affairs for the six-state Region V and served under the administrations of President Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan. Interestingly, while her books are written for children, they have been hailed as healing sources for adults still struggling with childhood hurts. Carolyn is from Houston, Texas.