REMI KANAZI AT LEEDS UNIVERSITY UNION at PULSE auditorium
TUESDAY 16th FEB’
Start 6.00pm. £3.50 advance £4.50 at the door
Remi Kanazi (born 1981) is a Palestinian-American performance poet, writer and organizer based in New York City.
He is the editor of the anthology of hip hop, poetry and art, Poets for Palestine (2008), the author of the collection of of two collections of poetry, Poetic Injustice: Writings on Resistance and Palestine (2011) and Before the Next Bomb Drops: Rising Up From Brooklyn to Palestine (2015).
His political commentary has been featured by news outlets throughout the world, including the New York Times, Salon, Al Jazeera English, and BBC Radio.
He has appeared in the Palestine Festival of Literature as well as Poetry International. He is a Lannan Residency Fellow and is on the advisory committee for the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel.