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Author: Aicha Bassry

Aicha Bassry's numerous poetry collections include; Masā'āt (2001, Evenings); Araq al-Malā'ikah (2002, Engels' Insomnia), Shurfah Mu?fa'ah (2004, A Dark Balcony), Laylah Sarī'at al-'A?ab (2007, A Frail Night), Sadiqī al-Kharīf (2009, My Friend Fall), Khulwat al-?ayr (2010, The Bird's Seclusion), and Hadīth Midfa'ah (2012, Fireplace Chat). She is also the author of four novels: Layālī al-?arīr (2013, Silk Nights, translated as Noches de seda, 2016), Hafīdāt Greta Garbo (2015, Greta Garbo's Granddaughters), Banāt al-Karaz (2017, The Cherry Tree Girls), al-?ayāt min dūnī (2018, Life Without Me), and Ka Juthah fī Riwāyah Būlīsiah (2020, Like a Corpse in a Detective Story). Bassry was awarded the Kateb Yacine Novel Prize (2016) for Hafīdāt Greta Garbo (2016, Greta Garbo's Granddaughters), the Simone Landry Women's Poetry Prize (2017) and Best Arab Novel award at the 37th edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair (2018) for her novel al-?ayāt min dūnī (2006, Life Without Me). Her work has been translated into English, French, Spanish, Italian, and Turkish.

With Urgency: A Selection of Poems
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With Urgency: A Selection of Poems

Dialogos / Lavender Ink

Translated by Mbarek Sryfi and Eric Sellin. In this brief collection by one of Morocco's most beloved and respected poets, Aicha Bassry, translated and selected by Mbark Sryfi and Eric Sellin, English-speaking readers will find accessible, deceptive...

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