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- DescriptionA collection about war and its human cost by exiled Iraqi poet and a former literary editor of the Baghdad Observer .
- Author BiographyDunya Mikhail was born in 1965 and educated at Baghdad University. She worked as Literary Editor for The Baghdad Observer. Facing increasing harassment from the authorities for her writings, Mikhail left her native Iraq in the 1990s, travelling first to Jordan, and then the US, where she studied Near Eastern Studies at Wayne State University. She speaks and writes in Arabic, Aramaic and English. In 2001, she was awarded the UN Human Rights Award for Freedom of Writing. She has published four collections in Arabic, and one lyrical, multi-genre text, The Diary of a Wave Outside the Sea.
- PrizesShortlisted for Griffin Poetry Prize - International 2006.
- Author(s)Dunya Mikhail
- PublisherCarcanet Press Ltd
- Date of Publication27/07/2006
- GenrePoetry Texts & Poetry Anthologies
- Place of PublicationManchester
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintCarcanet Press Ltd
- Width135 mm
- Height216 mm
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