Israel

  • A black and white photograph of a woman in a t-shirt. It has been rotated such that it appears as if she is floating, weightless
    April 4, 2019 | Tehila Hakimi
    Sodanie Chea, “Day 96: Free Falling – Explored” / Flickr Israeli writer Tehila Hakimi’s Company (2018) is an experimental, fragmentary text—addressed to a nameless “woman in a workspace...
  • Alex Ringer, “Thistle-Garden (Cynara syriaca f. alba),” Jezreel Valley, Israel
    March 23, 2016 | Tuvia Ruebner
    Alex Ringer, “Thistle-Garden (Cynara syriaca f. alba),” Jezreel Valley, Israel Introductory note by translator Rachel Tzvia Back Tuvia Ruebner was born in Slovak...
  • Readers at Denver's Lighthouse Writers Workshop
    June 4, 2015 | WLT
     Source: DU VideoManager On May 27, WLT celebrated the release of its May 2015 issue at a standing-room-only launch party at Denver’s Lighthouse Writers Workshop. Watch guest editors Ad...
  • September 26, 2014 | Kaitlin Hawkins
    This week, readers everywhere (us included) celebrated Banned Books Week, which celebrates the freedom to read and authors whose books have been challenged, banned, and censored because of their conte...
  • M. Flickr
    August 4, 2014 | Naomi Shihab Nye
    Photo by M./Flickr   Today on the phone,first time in thirty years,my friend didn’t know me.Who? Where do you live?Where did we meet?She’s been slipping for a while.I wonder if that’s how God feelsab...
  • July 25, 2014 | Kaitlin Hawkins
    News, Reviews, and Interviews Hala Salah, the woman behind the only literature review to translate English works into Arabic, is embarking on a brand new venture: audiobooks for the b...
  • June 6, 2014 | Kaitlin Hawkins
    News, Reviews, and Interviews The current state and future of Israeli literature (and much of its politics) was showcased at this year’s International Writers Festival, held May 22 in...
  • August 28, 2013 | Raha Namy
    In 2007 Persian English translator and writer Raha Namy set off on a bicycle ride through Syria, Lebanon, and Jordan, coming to a stop at the Occupied Territories of the West Bank (Israel). She an...

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