Sarah Irving

I do things with words, mainly English and Arabic

Show me the Money

There are few better ways to actually propel me to an exhibition than to send out ‘last day’ notifications. Hence pottering down to the People’s History Museum in Manchester with … Continue reading

January 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

New review: ‘Men of Capital’

Electronic Intifada, 14th January 2016 Defying stereotypes of Mandate-period Palestinians as divided between a distant, dislocated upper class of “notables” and a majority of uneducated, rebellious peasants, Seikaly charts the … Continue reading

January 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Newly Translated: Poems to Read for Ashraf Fayadh on January 14

Originally posted on Arabic Literature (in English):
On January 14, there will be readings held to stand shoulder to shoulder with Palestinian poet and artist Ashraf Fayadh held around the…

January 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Novels of Jewish-Muslim ‘Miscegenation’: A Thriving World

Originally posted on Arabic Literature (in English):
Demand for Dorit Rabinyan’s Borderlife has apparently surged since the novel was excluded from Israel’s high-school Hebrew-literature curriculum for the Jewish-Muslim love story at its center. Sarah…

January 4, 2016 · Leave a comment