Selections

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.


Selected Issue: Banipal 67, Elias Khoury, The Novelist

POETRY


Wadih Saadeh

Wadih Saadeh Poems

Poems by Lebanese poet Wadih Saadeh who was awarded the Moroccan Argana International Poetry Prize in 2018 for “his unique poetic contribution over fifty years”.

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Maia Tabet

From the Feature on Elias Khoury, The Novelist

I discovered Elias Khoury’s writing in 1983 through a series of columns he wrote for As-Safir, the left-leaning Lebanese newspaper where Khoury was then an editor.

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Maher Jarrar

A Reading of Elias Khoury’s Novels

What is storytelling? Khoury asks. Are stories to be found strewn among the streets of memory and the pathways of the imagination? How do we gather them to create a structure where all other structures have been destroyed?

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