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About Mahmoud Darwish

Mahmoud Darwish is regarded as the greatest living Palestinian poet. He is the author of more than thirty books of poems, and the founder and editor of the literary journal al-Karmel. His many awards include FranceâÛªs Order of Arts and Letters (1993) and the Lannan FoundationâÛªs Award for Cultural Freedom (2002). He lives in Ramallah, Palestine. His website is here. Mahmoud Darwish died in Houston, Texas on 9 August 2008.

Articles by Mahmoud Darwish

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A prayer and a poem

"Everything ends in one minute." openDemocracy publishes two new works written by the Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish in response to war’s crimes and destruction.

(This article was first published on 12 September 2006)

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