Najwan Darwish

Najwan Darwish is a poet, critic, journalist and editor. Born in Jerusalem in 1978 he has released several volumes of poetry to critical acclaim and has been translated into twenty languages – establishing himself as one of the most important poets of his generation.

His first collection in English, Nothing More to Lose, was published in 2014 in a masterful translation by Kareem James Abu-Zeid. He is the Chief Editor of the culture pages of al-Araby al-Jadeed and a principal advisor to the Palestine Festival of Literature.