A poem by Dunya Mikhail called ‘Tablet’29th July 2015
Iraqi poet Dunya Mikhail shares her poem, ‘Tablet’.
Dunya Mikhail’s book credits include: The Iraqi Nights, Diary of A Wave Outside the Sea, and The War Works Hard. In Arabic, her books have been published in Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, Syria, and Tunisia. Her honors include a Kresge Fellowship, Arab American Book Award, and the United Nations Human Rights Award for Freedom of Writing.
Dunya Mikhail is an Iraqi American, born in Baghdad but moved to the States in the ’90s. She lives in Sterling Heights, Michigan, and has taught at Michigan State University.
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