We Are Iraqis: Winner of the 2014 Arab American Non-Fiction Book Award!
The Arab American National Museum has selected We Are Iraqis: Aesthetics and Politics in a Time of War as the Winner in the Non-Fiction category for the 2014 Arab American Book Award! Congratulations to the co-editors, Nadje Al-Ali and Deborah Al-Najjar, and to the contributors!
In We Are Iraqis, Al-Ali and Al-Najjar showcase written and visual contributions by Iraqi artists, writers, poets, filmmakers, photographers, and activists. Contributors explore the way Iraqis retain, subvert, and produce art and activism as ways of coping with despair and resisting chaos and destruction. The first anthology of its kind, We Are Iraqis brings into focus the multitude of ethnicities, religions, and experiences that are all part of Iraq.
We Are Iraqis will be honored at a reception on Saturday, September 20, 2014, during the Radius of Arab American Writers Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota.