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March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Ibtisam Barakat

Ibtisam Barakat is an award-winning, Palestinian-American author, poet, translator, artist, and educator. Her work centers on healing social injustices, especially in the lives of young people.

Barakat was born in Beit Hanina, East Jerusalem, and grew up in Ramallah, Palestine. She came to the US for an internship at the Nation magazine in New York City. She holds two Masters degrees and has taught language ethics at Stephens College. She authors in both English and Arabic.

Her new book is "Balcony on the Moon: Coming of Age in Palestine."

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Balcony on the Moon: Coming of Age in Palestine
History / Biography
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
October 2016
ISBN 9780374302511
240 pages
$17.99, INSTORE
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A stand-alone companion to the successful Tasting the Sky, this memoir further examines the author's childhood in Palestine.

Tasting the Sky: A Palestinian Childhood
History / Biography
Square Fish
October 2016
ISBN 9781250097187
208 pages
$9.99, INSTOCK
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"When a war ends it does not go away," my mother says."It hides inside us . . . Just forget!" But I do not want to do what Mother says . More/less

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