Ghassan Zaqtan (left) and Mahmoud Darwish in a 2007 photo taken by Palestinian poet Bashir Shalash.After presenting a sweeping landscape of Arabic poetry since pre-Islamic days—w…
Sam Wilder is completing a PhD in Arabic studies at Cambridge University in the UK and is also the translator of Ghassan Zaqtan’s novella Describing the Past, forthcoming from Seagull Books in 2016.
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