Al-Mutanabbi Street: Poetry and Art from Tragedy - Sholeh Wolpé

Sholeh Wolpé reads "To Salah Al Hamdani, November 2008" by Sam Hamill, followed by her own poem entitled "The Deep Dive".

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Duration: 7:43

Sholeh Wolpé is an Iran-born poet, literary translator, and editor. Her publications include Rooftops of Tehran, The Scar Saloon, and Sin: Selected Poems of Forugh Farrokhzad — winner of the Lois Roth Translation Prize in 2010.   She is the editor of The Forbidden: Poems from Iran and Its Exiles and a regional editor of Tablet & Pen: Literary Landscapes from the Modern Middle East edited by Reza Aslan.

Special thanks to the Jaffe Center for Book Arts at Florida Atlantic University Libraries for use of the broadside.