The ghazal is a Persian/Urdu form made of couplets that generally have end rhyme and repeat the last word at the close of the couplet. Many poets encountered the form through Persian poets Rumi and Hafiz. American poet Aga Shahid Ali brought the Urdu form to contemporary American poetry at the turn of the 21st Century. … Continue reading Ghazal

Engl 415/671 Literary Production: Class Schedule

SEPTEMBER 6 Discuss: What is curating? What is a literary event? Look at festival/conference lineups: Here's a Women's Studies Conference this November at McGill via Canada Council Literary Festivals in Canada via Writers Union Literary Festivals and Reading Series International Festivals via Guardian What panels would you like to see? Look at Panel Proposals & Event … Continue reading Engl 415/671 Literary Production: Class Schedule