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(Baghdad, 1967)

Sinan Antoon

He is a poet, novelist and translator. He studied English literature at Baghdad University before moving to the United States after the 1991 Gulf War. He pursued his graduate studies at Georgetown and Harvard, where he is a PhD candidate in Arabic literature. He is also an assistant professor in Arabic Culture at New York University. His poems and articles have been published in An-Nahar, As-Safir, Masharef, Al-Adab, The Nation, Middle East Report, Al-Ahram Weekly, Banipal and the Journal of Palestine Studies as well as in the anthology Iraqi Poetry Today (London 2003). His books include A Prism; Wet with Wars (Cairo 2003) and I’jam (Beirut 2004). Antoon returned to Iraq in 2003 as a member of InCounter Productions to film a documentary About Baghdad on the lives of Iraqis in a post-Saddam occupied Iraq. Sinan Antoon is currently living in New York.

Bibliography Selection

1. Antoon, Sinan. “Democracy and Necrology” [on line]. Al-Ahram Weekly On-Line 727 (27 January - 2 February 2005). <http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/2005/727/re4.htm> [Accessed: 12 April 2006].

2. Antoon, Sinan. “Doggery” [on line]. Al-Ahram Weekly On-Line 689 (6-12 May 2004). <http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/2004/689/re9.htm> [Accessed: 12 April 2006].

3. Antoon, Sinan. “Shards” [on line]. Al-Ahram Weekly On-Line 685 (8-14 April 2004). <http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/2004/685/re5.htm> [Accessed: 12 April 2006].

4. Antoon, Sinan. “Of Bridges and Birds” [on line]. Al-Ahram Weekly On-Line 634 (17-23 April 2003). [Accessed: 12 April 2006].

5. Antoon, Sinan. “(De)liberation” [on line]. Al-Ahram Weekly On-Line 633 (10-16 April 2003). <http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/2003/633/sc17.htm> [Accessed: 12 April 2006].

6. Antoon, Sinan. “Smokescreens” [on line]. Al-Ahram Weekly On-Line 632 (3-9 April 2003). <http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/2003/632/sc12.htm> [Accessed: 12 April 2006].

7. Antoon, Sinan. “Once Upon a War” [on line]. Al-Ahram Weekly On-Line 630 (20-26 March 2003). <http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/2003/630/sc8.htm> [Accessed: 12 April 2006].

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