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Sinan Antoon

Portrait of writer and translator Sinan Antoon

Sinan Antoon

Sinan Antoon was born in Baghdad in 1967. He is a poet, novelist, scholar, and translator. He has published two collections of poetry and five novels. His works have been translated into sixteen languages. His essays and op-eds have appeared in the Guardian, the Washington Post, the Nation, and the New York Times and many pan-Arab newspapers and journals....

His translations In the Presence of Absence by Mahmoud Darwish and The Book of Disappearance by Ibtisam Azem. His most recent work is Postcards from the Underworld (Seagull Books, 2023). He is associate professor of Arabic Literature at New York University.

 Twitter: @sinanantoon

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Articles by Sinan Antoon

A nitrate negative of Gaza
"Gaza. (Ghuzze). Section near the mosque" by American Colony in LOC.
A cup of tea with mint leaves
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