Nour Abi-Nakhoul launches Supplication

Join Nour Abi-Nakhoul for the launch of Supplication (Strange Light) at La Petite Librairie Drawn & Quarterly at 176 rue Bernard O at 7 pm on Thursday, May 16th. The evening will feature a reading, a conversation, a Q&A, and a signing.

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A reading by Mohammadi and du Plessis

G is a sound. Phonetically, it is represented as [χ]—and corresponds to خ in the Arabic alphabet—a guttural resonance shared between Afrikaans and Persian. Poets Klara du Plessis and Khashayar “Kess” Mohammadi composed G collaboratively as an act of hospitality into their languages and now they will read through the entire translingual collection, activating the playful linguistic connections and shifts.

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Coach House Double Launch

The double launch of Domenica Martinello’s Good Want and Simina Banu’s I Will Get Up Off Of (Coach House Books). The evening will feature a reading by both authors, who will be joined by beloved local poets T. Liem and Gwen Aube, a conversation hosted by Tara McGowan-Ross, a Q&A, and a signing.

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