Justine Youssef and Duha Ali, ‘Kohl’, 2018, 3 ch. video installation, 4 minutes and brass bowls, kohl, sandstone and clay vessels, video still view.

Poets of Arab Heritage

BAYT Editorial: Zeina Hashem Beck

Artwork:
10 Works by Justine Youssef

Essays:
In Search of Living Rooms Filled With Laughter: On Belonging as a British-Lebanese in a Time of Revolution by Nasri Atallah
The Arabic Poem that Jumped the Fence by Huda Fakhreddine
Reel Bad Lebs by Michael Mohammed Ahmad
Dear White, It’s OK to be white by Ghassan Hage

Chapbook:
bil 3arabi: 6 poems by Sara Saleh

Selected by Cordite Poetry Review

And 42 new poems selected by Zeina Hashem Beck:
Big Song
by Naomi Shihab Nye
Ain Al Hasouda
by Rasha Al Duwaisan
From Istanbul
by Nusaiba Imady
:3
by Nathalie Handal
pH
by Farah Chamma
Seismic Shifts
by Elmaz Abinader
Ticker
by Fady Joudah
love poem for the newly out
by Zeyn Joukhadar
Skyping My Mother
by Philip Metres
A Refugee Grows Old
by Zeina Azzam
Porch Haiku
by Hayan Charara and Marwa Helal
Substitute
by Glenn Shaheen
Like Smoke Does
by Threa Almontaser
Losing It
by Jessica Abughattas
antigone 4
by Fargo Tbakhi
Looking for Shade in Beirut
by Ahmad Almallah
Eminent Domain Tanka
by Deema Shehabi
Dream Where I find My Roof
by Diane DeCillis
Fish in Bushwick
by Kamelya Youssef
Ramadan, 1979
by Majda Gama
Journey
by Lisa Suhair Majaj
apology
by George Abraham
Understanding
by Chad Abushanab
Spring Fragment
by Leila Chatti
Being-Nothingness
by Zaina Alsous
 
 

CORDITE POETRY REVIEW
ISSUE 94: BAYT

Released: 5 December 2019


ESSAYS

โปรโมชั่น สล็อต เครดิต ฟรี ล่าสุด 2019

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

In Arabic, ‘bayt’ means house and also a line of poetry. Welcome. I hope you enter and explore.

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REVIEWS

Andy Jackson Reviews Solid Air: Australian and New Zealand Spoken Word

Thursday, December 19th, 2019

Is an anthology greater than the sum of its parts? Does it effectively capture its milieu? Who’s been included, who left out? Is it genuinely of the moment? Will it endure?

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INTERVIEWS

‘To map the language I write in’: Jo Langdon Interviews Albena Todorova

Friday, November 1st, 2019

Image courtesy of Albena Todorova Albena Todorova is a Bulgarian writer currently living and working in London. She is the author of three books of poetry: an award-winning self-published debut, poems (stihotvoreniya) (2014); Poems That Make You Want to Love …

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SCHOLARLY


Chorography and Toute-eau in the Waters of Lower Murray Country

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

The first line of this fragment by poet Edward Kamau Brathwaite opens philosopher édouard Glissant’s Poetics of Relation. ‘The unity is submarine’.

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GUNCOTTON BLOG

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Introduction to Prithvi Varatharajan’s Entries

Friday, January 10th, 2020

I’ve noticed that Prithvi Varatharajan thinks carefully about offering a true gesture, word or position in every social exchange. I sense that, for him, all communication is an art defined by authenticity rather than decadence. His reflective nature is continuous with the character of the poetics in Entries.

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