- Women Poets from the Middle East
Women Poets from the Middle East
Readings and discussion from Venus Khoury-Ghata, Marilyn Hacker, Lisa Katz, Agi Mishol, and Naomi Shihab Nye at the 2006 PEN event Women Poets from the Middle East, part of the 2006 PEN World Voices.
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