Published: Nov. 30, 2020

Levi Thompson, Assistant Professor of Arabic, was recently interviewed by the popular literary website ArabLit about his work translating the Syro-Palestinian poet Ramy al-Asheq, who now lives in Germany. You can read the interview, by Tugrul Mende, hereEver Since I Did Not Die, a book of essays translated into English by Dr. Isis Nusair and edited by Professor Thompson, will appear soon with the Arab List at Seagull Books (preorder here). My Heart Became a Bomb, a book of al-Asheq’s poetry translated into English by Dr. Thompson, will come out with the University of Texas at Austin’s Center for Middle Eastern Studies Press in January 2021 and is also now available for preorder

Book cover - Ever Since I did not DieBook cover - My Heart Became A Bomb