Please join us as the 2021-22 Rosati Fellow and award-winning poet Threa Almontaser reads from her recent book, The Wild Fox of Yemen, and answers questions about her writing, editing and teaching.
Duke University Libraries is pleased to welcome Ms. Almontaser to Duke and Durham as this year's recipient of the Rosati Fellowship. Ms. Almontaser holds an MFA and TESOL certification from NC State University. Her first full-length book of poetry, The Wild Fox of Yemen, was published by Graywolf Press in 2021 and has received widespread national recognition, including the Maya Angelou Book Award, the Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize, and the Walt Whitman Prize from the American Academy of Poets, as well as being longlisted for the National Book Award for Poetry and the PEN/Voelcker Award for a Poetry Collection.
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Co-sponsored by Duke's Forum for Scholars and Publics, the Duke Islamic Studies Center, and the Duke University Middle East Studies Center.
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