Monthly Archives: March 2018

March 20

Mourid and Me

My favourite Palestinian book is Mourid Barghouti’s beautiful 1997 memoir I Saw Ramallah. The book opens with Barghouti crossing the Allenby Bridge over the Jordan River into Palestine after 30 years of exile. Barghouti describes stepping out of a Jordanian border post and glancing west across the bridge at the land of Palestine: Who would […]

March 09

Pay No Heed in Calgary

My first event for Pay No Heed to the Rockets Palestine in the Present Tense will take place on April 9th. The event, hosted by Omar Mouallem, will be part of a Wordfest mini-festival called “Sane Takes on an Insane World.” I am terribly excited about this. For information and tickets go here.