Selections of poems and fiction, sampling the richness and variety of the hundreds of authors in the issues. Plus a chance to hear and see a few of the authors in performance.
Abdel Aziz al-Maqalih – Summer Sonnets and other poems
The passing of Professor Abdel Aziz al-Maqalih on 28 November 2022 at the age of 85 shocked so many in the Arab world and particularly in his own country of Yemen. He is remembered for his poetic modernism and his persistent zeal and innovation in education. Here some Summer Sonnets from Banipal 36 – Literature in Yemen Today (2009).