Saturday Events: Emily Drumsta on ‘Revolt Against the Sun’


“The Train Passed By,” tr. A few poems by al-Mala’ika online:

“Night Lover,” tr. Drumsta

“Revolt Against the Sun,” tr. Saturday Events: Emily Drumsta on ‘Revolt Against the Sun’

This Saturday, we’re trying out a new regular feature, highlighting events that take place online. Revolt Against the Sun   brings together poems from each of al-Malai’ka’s published collections in a bilingual reader. Our first is Emily Drumsta talking Nazik al-Mala’ika’s Revolt Against the Sun, which is set for February 3, 2021:

The Brown University event is set for 12 – 1 p.m. You can   register   to attend the webinar or follow on   YouTube. Rebecca Carol Johnson, on WWB

“Love Song for Words,” tr. EST on February 3, 2021. Drumsta

From “A Song for Mankind,” tr. Johnson, on WWB

You can see more about the book   at You can read a review on Al-Fanar and hear Drumsta read a few of the poems on a recent episode of Bulaq. If you have an event you’d like to submit, please send to Drumsta 

“New Year,” t.