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Poetry off the Shelf: Dunya Mikhail
May 7
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Poetry off the Shelf: Dunya Mikhail


Join us for a reading with Arab American Book Award– winning poet Dunya Mikhail. Her collections include In Her Feminine Sign; The Beekeeper: Rescuing the Stolen Women of Iraq, longlisted for the 2018 National Book Award for translated literature; and The War Works Hard, shortlisted for the Griffin Poetry Prize and named a New York Public Library 25 Books to Remember from 2005. Her honors include a Kresge Artist Fellowship and a United Nations Human Rights Award for Freedom of Writing. She is a cofounder of the Mesopotamian Forum for Art and Culture in Michigan and works as an Arabic special lecturer at Oakland University.


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Poetry off the Shelf: Dunya Mikhail

Join us for a reading with Arab American Book Award– winning poet Dunya Mikhail. Her collections include In Her Feminine Sign; The Beekeeper: Rescuing the Stolen…

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Live performance on a Chicago stage
River North

Why we love it It’s an ultra-stylish, ultra-urban district of sleek art galleries and studios, all tucked away into former warehouse buildings. It’s also home…

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