Angela Boskovitch: Expressions of EmotionApril 2013
An artist catalogs usage of a versatile Egyptian swear.
Robyn Creswell: Arabic Rhetoric Gets an Acid BathMarch 2013
The Paris Review editor on his new translation of That Smell by Sonallah Ibrahim.
At the Rahba SoukBy Doog T. Wood
I buy some hair of two women, quarter-kilo / fasoukh, some honey, a lizard–
Two PoemsJanuary 2010
To the country dug into our lives like a grave, / to the country etherized, and killed, / a sun rises from our paralyzed history / into our millennial sleep.