Monthly Archives: January 2010

Life through a new lens

A short piece a wrote for the University of Calgary’s Alumni magazine has just been published. In it, I talk a little about my walls project and my own origins as a writer. You can find it here. I just finished a first draft of half of my walls book – I will need to […]

A Nakba of Olives – an excerpt

[What follows is an excerpt from my Walls book-in-progress. This is from my chapter about the West Bank Wall called ‘A Nakba of Olives.’ Most of the chapter is about my time in the Palestinian village of Jayyous, and this excerpt is part of a longer account of an anti-Wall demonstration I observed there last […]