Solmaz Sharif

Finalist, 2016 National Book Awards

Solmaz Sharif has published poetry in the New Republic and Poetry, and has received a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award and a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. She is currently a Jones Lecturer at Stanford University.
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Look

Look, by Solmaz Sharif, book cover
ISBN 9781555977443 Graywolf Press

Solmaz Sharif’s astonishing first book, Look, asks us to see the ongoing costs of war as the unbearable losses of human lives and also the insidious abuses against our everyday speech. In this virtuosic array of poems, lists, shards, and sequences, Sharif assembles her family’s and her own fragmented narratives in the aftermath of warfare. More about this book >

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Solmaz Sharif reads from Look, 2016 NBAs Finalists Reading

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Solmaz Sharif

Solmaz Sharif has published poetry in the New Republic and Poetry, and has received a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award and a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. She is currently a Jones Lecturer at Stanford University. Look is her first collection of poetry.

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