Sunday, May 1, 2011

Palestinian Poet Remi Kanazi - Iraq

Palestinian poet Remi Kanazi performs his poem "Iraq" at Monkeywrench Books in Austin, Texas on 4/4/11.

Remi Kanazi - a poet, writer, and activist based in New York City. Poetic Injustice is the long-awaited release by this Palestinian-American poet and it is a diverse mix of unabashed resistance poems. Laced with searing indictments of occupation, ethnic cleansing, and war, Remi tackles some of the most important issues facing the world today.

Remi is also the editor of Poets For Palestine (Al Jisser Group, 2008).
His political commentary has been featured by news outlets throughout the
world, including Al Jazeera English, GRITtv with Laura Flanders, and BBC
Radio. His poetry has taken him across North America, the UK, and the
Middle East, and he recently appeared in the Palestine Festival of
Literature as well as Poetry International. He is a recurring writer in
residence and advisory board member for the Palestine Writing Workshop.

Produced by Jeff Zavala.
A ZGraphix Production.

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