2018

A Blade Of Grass: New Palestinian Poetry

A Blade Of Grass: New Palestinian Poetry

Author(s):

Naomi Foyle

Publisher:

Smokestack Books

Published:

November 2017
A blade of grass brings together, in english and in arabic, new work by poets from the occupied west bank and gaza, from the palestinian diaspora and from within the disputed borders of israel. Featuring...

Gaza: An Inquest into its Martyrdom

Gaza: An Inquest into its Martyrdom

Publisher:

University Of California Press

Published:

January 2018
The Gaza Strip is among the most densely populated places in the world. More than two-thirds of its inhabitants are refugees, and more than half are under eighteen years of age. Since 2004, Israel has launched eight devastating...

I Don't Want This Poem to End

I Don't Want This Poem to End

Publisher:

Skyscraper Publications

Published:

July 2017
When Mahmoud Darwish died unexpectedly after heart surgery in 2008, he left behind a towering reputation as Palestine’s national poet, and a selection of poems which have never been translated into English. His close friend, Professor...

Past Winners

  • In the Land of My Birth: A Palestinian Boyhood
  • Balfour in the Dock: J.M.N. Jeffries & the Case for the Prosecution
  • Brothers Apart: Palestinian citizens of Israel and the Arab world
  • The Great War and the Remaking of Palestine
  • On the Arab-Jew, Palestine, and other displacements
  • Gaza under Hamas: From Islamic Democracy to Islamist Governance
  • The Commander: Fawzi Al-Qawuqji and the fight for Arab Independence 1914-1948
  • Drawing the Kafr Qasem Massacre
  • The Biggest Prison on Earth: A History of the Occupied Territories
  • Palestinians in Syria: Nakba Memories of Shattered Communities