February 25th 5:30-7 in the University of Michigan’s Hatcher Library. The event is part of a series of readings, lectures, and exhibitions as a part of the University of Michigan’s Great Lakes Theme Semester. The reading will be co-hosted by the Hopwood Program. Readings from
MQR is pleased to announce that Suzi F. Garcia will be joining us as Online Editor this year.
Fish are an important symbol in Libyan folk art and can be found as carpets and textile decoration throughout the Arab world. They are a symbol of renewal and a sign of abundant livelihood and fertility, and a good omen for the bearer. The red eye in the fish is a talisman to protect from envy and evil.
ELISA ALBERT is the author of the story collection How This Night Is Different (2006) and the novels After Birth (2015) and The Book of Dahlia (2008). Her fiction and essays have appeared in The New York Times, Tin House, The Guardian, Time, The Literary
Featuring Essays by Peter LaSalle, Mary Wang, and Aaliyah Bilal. Fiction by Elisa Albert and Blair Hurley. Poetry by David Wojahn, Marilyn Hacker, Martha Collins, Ed Pavlić, Richard Tillinghast, Tariq Luthun, and John Freeman. Translation by Rainie Oet.