David Shook


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David Shook is a poet, translator, and editor presently based in Iraqi Kurdistan, where he is Artist in Residence at Kashkul, an arts and research collaborative based at the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (see “A Portfolio of Kurdish Poetry,” WLT, July 2018). World Literature Today published his first literary translation in 2006, and he has served the magazine as contributing editor since 2012.

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