Category Archives: identity

Iowa Online Writing Summer – Power of the Pen: Identities and Social Issues in fiction, nonfiction, poetry and plays

Two courses coming up this summer. On May 15, 2017, the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa will open Power of the Pen: Identities and Social Issues in Fiction and Nonfiction, a free massive open online course. This … Continue reading

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Women Rise – Making Movie Poems

I launched my crowdfunding campaign to make movie poems today on indiegogo. The poems selected are from my soon to be released poetry collection about women. The 5 poems selected are diverse in theme and are representative of the poetry … Continue reading

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International Times

The Way It Is, at International Times today.

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The Way It Is

We can’t sing certain songs that speak of our glorious past or our identity. We are shamed. Tunes hummed softly to walls that sometimes listen but don’t record words barely coherent they brush cheeks against hard surfaces and sigh to … Continue reading

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Litro

This is Home is a short story I wrote last year about a Palestinian woman stuck in the middle of the conflict. Check it out here.

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Dove Tales – Family and Cultural Identity

Two poems “Dilemma” and “A Forced Silence” are included in Dove Tales Family and Cultural Identity released on the first of this month.

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