What the world’s silence says: a reading with Gazan poet Yahya Ashour

Yahya Ashour

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Room 180, Science Hall
@ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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The Department of Geography will be welcoming Gazan poet, Yahya Ashour to UW Thursday afternoon for a poetry reading and Q&A session. The event will be followed with a reception.

Yahya Ashour was born in Gaza City. He is a touring poet and an award-winning author. He was a 2022 Writing Fellow at the University of Iowa. He has one poetry collection and one children’s book published in Arabic, and he contributed to several printed anthologies and online journals worldwide. Ashour’s writings have been translated into English, French, Spanish, Italian, and Finnish. He delivered several creative writing workshops for children and youth in Gaza.

The event will run from 4:30pm-7:30pm this Thursday, February 8th, in room 180 of Science Hall. You can register for the event at the “Register Here” button below.

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