Katherine Hennessey

Katherine Hennessey lived in Sana’a from 2009 to 2014, conducting research on contemporary Yemeni theater. She is the author of Shakespeare on the Arabian Peninsula and translator of two plays by celebrated Yemeni author Wajdi Al-Ahdal, A Crime on Restaurant Street and The Colonel’s Wedding. In 2020–2021 she was a Research Fellow with the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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    Last Tuesday I wasn’t enough of a poet to note how the falling rain would split the sky It doused the fires in my heart till its casing cracked It hammered the pyramids of my mind and washed a...

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