11 August 2016

Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here Broadsides

A selection of broadsides from the Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here Coalition collection. This collection is a response from around the world to the March 5, 2007 bombing of Al-Mutanabbi street in Baghdad. A street of booksellers where poets and intellectuals would gather to write, browse, and share ideas.

"Adolescence of Burnt Hands" printed by Greg Shattenberg. Text by Khaled Mattawa.

"Exhaling" printed by Celeste Smeland. Text by Raya.

"Against the Weather" printed by Roger Snell. Text by Owen Hill.

"I Challenge Anyone" printed by Laurie Szujewska. Text by Mohammed Hayawi.

"March 9, 2007 Mutanabbi Street Baghdad" printed by Carol Todaro. Text by Julie Bruck.

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