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Lunch Poems: Dunya Mikhail
Premiere Date: 4/23/2007; 28 minutes

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Iraqi poet Dunya Mikhail immigrated to the United States in 1996 after increasing harassment over her poetry, which confronts war and exile with subversive depictions of suffering. In 2001 she was awarded the UN Human Rights Award for Freedom of Writing. (#11960)

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