My guest post on the Comma Press blog, reflecting on my experience of translating for Comma's Book of Gaza.
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Electronic Intifada, 24 April 2015
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In the closing poem of the book, Darwish shapes a scenario which could be that of the West Bank in which he lived his final years.
Below is the text of a public statement from the Sudanese Writers Union, dated February 1st, and commenting on its closure by the Sudanese government. As the statement mentions, it’s not the only cultural organisation to be shut down in recent weeks; in addition to the list in the letter, Mafroosh, a monthly book market taking place in Khartoum and described by my colleague Raph Cormack… 308 more words