01 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.

"There is Still a Sun That Rises" printed by Bettina Pauly. Text by Abdul Satar.

"Reunion Ghazal" printed by Jessica Peterson. Text by Emily Tipps.

"Glory and Honor Will Be Restored" printed by Gary H. Price. Text by al-Mutanabbi.

"Just Like Any Other Explosion" printed by Robin Price. Text by Shayma' al- Saqr, translated by Sinan Antoon.

"March 5th 2007 Mutanabbi Street" printed by Garrett Queen. Text by Akiba ben Joseph, linocut by Frank Riccio.

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