Poetry for peace in Pakistan’s KP province

Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province has been ravaged by war for a decade now. Poets from the region have joined forces to spread the dsc04774message of peace. More than 300 books have been written on the subject of “peace” over the last decade.

 

Read more about the peace poetry movement in Asia Times.

 

Beyond checkpoints and stones: a new crop of Palestinian writers

 

A new generagraffiti-2ration of Palestinian writers is taking their literature beyond the ongoing conflict. As Janan Bsoul reports in Haaretz:

 

 

In recent years, a generation of young Palestinian writers has begun to write about the Palestinian predicament from their point of view, about “life itself.”

Read the complete  article.

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