After The Storm
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After The Storm

Poetry as Political Possibility

Palestinian poet Mohammed El-Kurd distils lessons from injustice

Photo of Mohammed El-Kurd and his new book Rifqa, courtesy of Mohammed El-Kurd

Born in the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood of occupied East Jerusalem, Palestinian poet Mohammed El-Kurd achieved international fame amid this year’s Israeli assault on Gaza and East Jerusalem. Although his credentials as a writer and activist have long been known to followers of Palestinian politics, his…

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Rebecca Ruth Gould

Rebecca Ruth Gould

Poetry, politics, author’s rights, the Caucasus, Iran, Palestine. Writer. Educator. rrgould.hcommons.org. Support my work ☕ https://www.buymeacoffee.com/rrgould