Poetry in Conversation with George Abraham and Yahya Ashour
Join us for a conversation with poets George Abraham and Yahya Ashour moderated by Huda Fakhreddine.
George Abraham (they/he/هو) is a Palestinian American poet, performance artist, and writer from Jacksonville, FL. Their debut poetry collection Birthright (Button Poetry, 2020) won the Arab American Book Award and the Big Other Book Award in Poetry.
Yahya Ashour was born in 1998 in Gaza, Palestine; he published a poetry collection and an award-winning children’s book. He also participated in several anthologies. He contributes irregularly to several local and global online journals. His writings have been translated into five languages: English, French, Spanish, Italian, and Finnish. He’s a 2022 honorary fellow in writing at the University of Iowa. He worked as a creative writing mentor for children and young adults.