Marie LaBrosse, Research Fellow | The American University of Iraq Sulaimani

Marie LaBrosse, Research Fellow

Alana Marie Levinson-LaBrosse is a poet, translator, and teacher who has worked in Sulaimani since 2011, where she served as the founding Chair of the English Department at the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS). She received her Masters in Education from the University of Virginia, her Masters in Fine Arts at Warren Wilson and is a PhD candidate at the University of Exeter’s Centre for Kurdish Studies. Handful of Salt (The Word Works, 2016) introduced Kajal Ahmad’s poetry to English. The Dictionary of Midnight: Selected Poems of Abdulla Pashew is forthcoming from Phoneme Media in September 2018. Poems, translations, and essays have appeared in Modern Poetry in TranslationWorld Literature TodayBengal LightsEpiphanyThe Iowa ReviewThe Sewanee ReviewWords Without Borders, and the Poetry Society of America.