LIFE AND LEGENDS
A Silent River Film and Literary Society journal.
Life and Legends – Fifth Edition
From the Cradle of Civilization: Contemporary Arabic Poetry
Published: Tuesday, March 7th, 2017.
Irvine, CA, USA.
From the Cradle of Civilization
In the Shade of a Cedar
An Interview with Sam Hamod, by Kalpna Singh-Chitnis.
A Cloud, Rain, Memory and An Accent
An Interview with Dunya Mikhail, by Kalpna Singh-Chitnis.
Building Bridges and Connecting Cultures
An Interview with Nizar Sartawi, by Kalpna Singh-Chitnis.
Muftah Al-Ammari – Libya
Abdullah Al-Araimi – Oman
Mohammad Alaksar – Yeman
Maher Almaqousi – Palestine
Salah Abu Lawi – Palestine/Jordan
Yahia Al-Samawi – Iraq/Australia
Farouk Banjar – Saudi Arabia
Mohamed Elramdy – Egypt
Souhaib Enjrainy – Syria
Houda Hajji – Tunisia
Mohammad Ikbal Harb – Lebanon
Jeanne D’Arc Souhaid – Lebanon
Mohamed Alkhair Ikleel – Sudan
Ibaa Ismail – Syria/USA
Abdulla Issa – Palestine/Russia
Abdel-Rahim Jdaih – Jordan
Nisreen Khoury – Syria
Samih Masoud – Palestine
Hasan Al Matrooshi – Oman
Amal Awwad Radwan – Palestine
Zulaikha Abu Risha – Jordan
Mohammad Helmi Rishah – Palestine
Ahmed Abu Saleem – Palestine
Afraa Kamir Talibi – Algeria
ARAB POETS WRITING IN ENGLISH AND ARABIC
Sam Hamod – Lebanon/USA
Nathalie Handal – Palestine/USA
Marian Haddad – Syriya/USA
Faleeha Hassan – Iraq
Arminé Iknadossian – Lebanon/USA
Nizar Sartawi – Jordan/Palestine
Deema Shehabi – Palestine/USA
POETRY GENERAL CATEGORY
Mukhtar Al-Huduri – Somalia
Sanaz Davoodzadeh Far – Poetry
Translated from the original Farsi into English by Fereshteh Vaziri Nasab – Iran
Mohamed Elramady – Poetry (inspired by Mahmoud Darwish’s Poem “The Mural”)
Translated from the original Arabic into English by Nizar Sartawi – Egypt/Jordan/Palestine
Dunya Mikhail – Poetry
Translated from the original Arabic into English by Kareem James Abu-Zeid – Iraq/Egypt/USA
Spiritual Journey – Marian Haddad – USA/Syria.
FROM PREVIOUS EDITIONS
(Arab Poets writing in English)