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Kajal Ahmad

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Kajal Ahmad

Kajal Ahmad was born in 1967 in Kirkuk, a disputed city in Iraq with a strong Kurdish population. A poet, journalist, and social critic, she has published four books: Benderî Bermoda (1999), Wutekanî Wutin (1999), Qaweyek le gel ev da (2001), and Awênem şikand (2004). Her work has been translated into Arabic, Turkish, Persian, Norwegian, and English. 

Articles by Kajal Ahmad

Separation from Earth
By Kajal Ahmad
When I explodedLike the horizon, my hairBecame a belt around the Earth’s waist.For the frozen poles of the south,I turned myself into a pair of socks,For the chills in the North, from threads of…
Translated from Kurdish by Darya Ali
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