Barefoot Souls

Maram Al-Masri

The Chinese University Press

Barefoot Souls

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Pub Date: May 2018

ISBN: 9789882370425

96 Pages

Format: Paperback

List Price: $5.00

Barefoot Souls

Maram Al-Masri

The Chinese University Press

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This pocket-sized paperback is one of the twenty-four titles published for 2017 Hong Kong International Poetry Nights. The theme of IPHHK2017 is “Ancient Enmity”. IPNHK is one of the most influential international poetry events in Asia. From 22–26 November 2017, over 20 invited poets from various countries will be in Hong Kong to read their works based on the theme “Ancient Enmity.” Included in the anthology and box set, these unique works are presented with Chinese and English translations in bilingual or trilingual formats.

About the Author

Maram al-Masri moved to Paris in 1982 after studying English literature at Damascus. At present she dedicates herself exclusively to literature and translation. Besides numerous poems published in literary journals, in several Arab anthologies and in various international anthologies, she has published several collections of poems. Thus far her work has been translated into eight languages. Received awards include “Adonis Prize” of the Lebanese Cultural Forum for the best creative work in Arabic in 1998, “Premio Città di Calopezzati” for the section “Poésie de la Méditerranée”, “Prix d’Automne 2007” of the Société des gens de lettres.