Writing the Camp by Yousif M. Qasmiyeh PRE-ORDER
PBS Recommendation Spring 2021
PBS Reccomendation Spring 2021
Published 28th February 2021. Availible for pre-order.
Yousif M Qasmiyeh's Writing The Camp is an exceptional, essential collection drawn from the poet's experience of the Baddawi refugee camp in Lebanon. The poetry moves beyond the observational into a philosophical meditation on the existential nature of place. Qasmiyeh asks "Where is time?", crossing footprints of Derrida, "To experience is to advance by navigating, to walk by traversing". Writing The Camp is a brave and beautiful work, one which will surely be of historical importance.