Ibtisam Barakat


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Ibtisam Barakat (www.ibtisambarakat.com) is a Palestinian American bilingual poet, translator, artist, educator, and the author of the critically acclaimed memoirs Tasting the Sky: A Palestinian Childhood and Balcony on the Moon: Coming of Age in Palestine. Her poem “Table of Continents” appeared in the January 2014 issue of WLT, and her essay “The Persistence of Palestinian Memory” appeared in the June 5, 2017, issue of The Nation.

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