How to belong to others without losing oneself

Threa Almontaser’s The Wild Fox of Yemen (2021)

Rebecca Ruth Gould
Apr 17 · 3 min read
Image of author via Town & Country; cover image for The Wild Fox of Yemen
Almontaser’s “Guide to Gardening Your Roots” (p. 36)
Almontaser’s “Muslim with Dog” (18–19)
Almontaser’s “Hunting Girliness,” with the quoted words “wore/ the city’s hatred as hijab” (p. 5–6).
The first in a series of YouTube book reviews of recent poetry collections (including poetry in translation)

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Writing on poetry, politics, authors’ rights, the Caucasus, Iran, Palestine. Professor. Website: rrgould.hcommons.org. More info: https://linktr.ee/rrgould

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Recent reviews and impressions on books you've read! Writers welcome! Follow me and email me at richard@decipherschool.com with a draft.

Rebecca Ruth Gould

Written by

Writing on poetry, politics, authors’ rights, the Caucasus, Iran, Palestine. Professor. Website: rrgould.hcommons.org. More info: https://linktr.ee/rrgould

Amateur Book Reviews

Recent reviews and impressions on books you've read! Writers welcome! Follow me and email me at richard@decipherschool.com with a draft.

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