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Taline Voskeritchian

Contributor

Taline Voskeritchian

Taline Voskeritchian's prose and translations have appeared in the Nation, the London Review of Books, the Daily Star (Beirut)/International Herald Tribune, Agni Review, and the San Francisco Chronicle, among others. She teaches writing at Boston University.

Articles by Taline Voskeritchian

The Shoes
By Nassar Ibrahim
Perhaps it is merely a clever joke, but it has become a story, everybody’s story.No one knew why Nizar insisted on going to Ramallah. The situation is not encouraging—the military checkpoints, the…
Translated from Arabic by Taline Voskeritchian
When Clothes Were Small
By Tamer Fathy
NOTE: This poem is taken from a debut collection published in 2005 entitled Yesterday I Lost A Button. All of the poems in the book revolved around clothes: their personalities, their memories, and…
Translated from Arabic by Taline Voskeritchian & Chris Millis
Fatima
By Haifa` Bitar
Fatima did not capture my attention simply because she was a beggar-child. Alas, I was rather accustomed, in spite of myself, to the sight of children begging, pestering passersby in alleyways and on…
Translated from Arabic by Taline Voskeritchian & Tania Tamari Nasir
The Lanterns of Seville
By Abd el-Salam al-Ujayli
To Julienne Peters of Brussels, who was moved to tears by the beauty of the Alcazar in the Seville of the Arabs, I dedicate these lanterns.“Would you look down on a cousin of yours if he addressed…
Translated from Arabic by Taline Voskeritchian & Tania Tamari Nasir
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