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INTERVIEW WITH DOYALI FARAH ISLAM

Doyali Farah Islam offers Yusuf and the Lotus Flower as her first collection of poetry.  She is the first-place winner of Contemporary Verse 2‘s 35th Anniversary Contest, and her poems appear in Grain Magazine (38.2), amongst other places.  Born to Bangladeshi parents, Islam grew up … Continue reading

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YUSUF AND THE LOTUS FLOWER

Yusuf and the Lotus Flower   By Doyali Farah Islam Reviewed by Jorge Antonio Vallejos The cover of Doyali Farah Islam’s debut poetry collection sees a man kneeling on a prayer mat.  He is relaxed, in contemplation, and at peace.  … Continue reading

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