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An Afternoon with Adonis and Khaled Mattawa

Syrian poet Adonis, Arabic Poetry, Poetry Translations
Libyan poet Khaled Mattawa, Arabic Poetry, Poetry Translations
Poets House @ the 2013 AWP Conference
Date and Time: 
March 7, 2013 - 4:30PM to 5:45PM
Event Location: 
AWP 2013, Boston MA
Admission free for registered AWP Conference participants; for details, please visit

Born in Syria in 1930, Adonis is one of the most revered poets of the Arabic-speaking world. An influential, and sometimes controversial, Modernist innovator in Arabic verse, Adonis— and his English-language translator, Khaled Mattawa —presents a poetry reading followed by a lively discussion about poetry and contemporary issues.

Admission free for registered Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference (AWP) participants; for details, please visit the AWP website

Event Sponsored By: 
Poets House
Event Type: 
Poetry in the World