Midwest Poets Series presents Dunya MikhailMabee Theater, Sedgwick Hall
Thursday, January 29, 2015 @ 7 p.m.
Dunya Mikhail was born in Iraq and is the author of The War Works Hard (New Directions, 2005, and al-Mada), shortlisted for Canada’s Griffin Prize and named one of “25 Books to Remember from 2005” by the New York Public Library. Mikhail’s Diary of a Wave Outside the Sea (New Directions) won the 2010 Arab American Book Award. Her most recent book is The Iraqi Nights (New Directions, 2014, Mesopotamia Press, Baghdad, 2013). She received the United Nations Human Rights Award for Freedom of Writing, and in 2013 she was named a Kresge fellow for literary arts. She lives in Michigan and works as an Arabic instructor at Oakland University.
Admission is $3 at the door.
Calendars: Cultural, Midwest Poets Series