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Gaza: What the World's Silence Says? (Poetry Reading with Yahya Ashour - A Palestinian Poet from Gaza)

Event Type
Lecture
Sponsor
CSAMES
Date
Feb 1, 2024   7:00 pm  
Speaker
Yahya Ashour, A Touring Poet and an Award-winning Author.
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Contact
Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
E-Mail
csames@illinois.edu
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Yahya Ashour was born in 1998 in Gaza, Palestine. He writes poetry and children's books in Arabic and English. His poems have been translated into English, French, Spanish, and Italian. He has published one award-winning children's book and one poetry collection in Arabic and was featured in several anthologies. He also publishes irregularly in several online journals. He was a 2022 IWP Fellow in Writing at the University of Iowa. He spoke and read poetry in several American universities and organizations. He studied sociology and psychology and worked at several organizations in Gaza as a creative writing mentor for children and young adults.

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