Jiyar Homer

Jiyar Homer (@Jiyar_Homer) is a translator, editor, and language enthusiast in southern Kurdistan. He speaks Kurdish, English, Spanish, Arabic, and Persian. He is a co-editor and translator at the Kurdish literary magazine Îlyan. He was also a co-founder, co-editor, and translator for the Kurdish cinema magazine Cine-na. He has translated many works from the aforementioned languages into Kurdish and vice versa. His current projects include a co-translation with Alana Marie Levinson-LaBrosse of the short stories of Farhad Pirbal.

  • A dark hole opened into rocky, dry soil
       By Kawan Nahaee
    September 8, 2020 | Kawan Nahaee
    Photo by Kawan Nahaee Both a poet and novelist in Kurdish and Persian, Kawan Nahaee has a significant audience on social media, where the poems he posts often engage with...

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