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Samira Negrouche

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Contributor

Samira Negrouche

Samira Negrouche is a poet and translator who lives in Algiers. Her recent publications include Traces (Fidel Anthelme X, 2021) and The Olive Trees’ Jazz and Other Poems, a bilingual collection translated by Marilyn Hacker, published in 2020 by Pleiades Press, and shortlisted in 2021 for the National Translation Award in Poetry and for The Derek Walcott Prize for Poetry.

Articles by Samira Negrouche

sun setting behind a field of grass
Photo by Jake Givens on Unsplash
Anna
By Samira Negrouche
your mother like Mecca is a promised land—you must go there only once
Translated from French by Marilyn Hacker
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Minus One
By Samira Negrouche
I would like/ in a faraway language/ to tell you what I don’t/ understand
Translated from French by Marilyn Hacker
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A shadowy orange canyon with twisting rock formations
Photo by Peter Forster on Unsplash
In the Shadow of Grenada
By Samira Negrouche
In this poem, Samira Negrouche leads the reader across a landscape of grieving deserts and volcanic desire.
Translated from French by Marilyn Hacker
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