Tag Archives: Iraqi Poetry

An Essay on Fawzi Karim

Click here for my essay on Fawzi Karim  together with a selection of his verse in The latest issue of The High Window. The two books of my versions of his poetry are Plague Lands and Incomprehensible Lesson – both published by Carcanet.

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Empyrean Suite – a homage to my friend Fawzi Karim.

Here is a link to my homage to my friend Fawzi Karim – Empyrean Suite – together with an obituary to this great poet and noble man. All in the Fortnightly Review. Also, here is a link to the obituary … Continue reading

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Incomprehensible Lesson – Poems by Fawzi Karim – English Versions by Anthony Howell

I am honoured to be included on the shortlist for the Sarah Maguire Prize for Poetry in Translation  for my versions of Incomprehensible Lesson by Fawzi Karim. I feel that Fawzi would have been pleased about this as well. My versions … Continue reading

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