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Three Poets, Three Voices, One Message: A Benefit for Gaza
Date Friday November 14
Time 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location Details
Islamic Cultural Center
1433 Madison Street
Oakland, CA 94605

Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorPenny Rosenwasser
Emailmeca [at] mecaforpeace.org
Phone510-548-0542
With:
Deema K. Shehabi, Persis Karim, and Shadab Zeest Hashmi

Palestinian poet DEEMA K. SHEHABI is the award-winning author of Thirteen Departures from the Moon (2011) and co-author with Marilyn Hacker of Diaspo/Renga (2014).

Iranian poet PERSIS KARIM is professor of English and Comparative Literature at San Jose State University. She has edited numerous articles on literature of the Iranian diaspora plus three anthologies, including Tremors: New Fiction by Iranian American Writers.

Pakistani poet SHADAB ZEEST HASHMI is the author of Kohl & Chalk and Baker of Tarifa, which won the San Diego Book Award for poetry; and she recently won the Nazim Hikmet Poetry Prize.

Presented by Donna K. Khorsheed, Sponsored by: Middle East Children's Alliance
For info: 510-548-0542, mecaforpeace.org
This event benefits children in Gaza.

If you are using a wheelchair, we will assist you with the elevator.
Added to the calendar on Wednesday Oct 22nd, 2014 11:18 PM
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