Literature

A Martyr’s (Thamoulh)
Short Story

A Martyr’s (Thamoulh)

A Martyr’s (Thamoulh)[1] She passed the low fence… the sky was crying. Silence was everywhere, only the breeze was among…
Al-Sosowah’s Study of Yemeni Dialects
Culture

Al-Sosowah’s Study of Yemeni Dialects

The study of modern Arabic dialects is based on a modernist linguistic awareness that can be summarized with the sentence…
The Narrative Worlds of Hind Haytham
Culture

The Narrative Worlds of Hind Haytham

Since her first novel, Hind Haitham gave the impression that she was born to be a novelist. She has published…
Mohammad Abdul-Wali and Something called Nostalgia
Culture

Mohammad Abdul-Wali and Something called Nostalgia

“Are we in the 20th century? I cannot believe it! Everything around me suggests that we are part of an…
Alzheimer’s
Short Story

Alzheimer’s

“Being away from you consumes me…”  With these words she began her letter to him. Her mind took her back…
Notes on the Cultural Scene in Yemen
Culture

Notes on the Cultural Scene in Yemen

On the meaning of culture In Yemen, when talking about culture, one often thinks about literature, journalism, music and visual…
Silkworm: The Thoughts of a Cleaning Man
Short Story

Silkworm: The Thoughts of a Cleaning Man

After an evening full of dust, rustling plastic bags, and other waste from passersby, I stand on the pavement leaning…
Philosophical and Technical Shortcomings in the Yemeni Novel
Culture

Philosophical and Technical Shortcomings in the Yemeni Novel

Over the past seven years, Yemen has witnessed social and political revolutions – and also a literary one. According to…
A Historian of the Ordinary
Culture

A Historian of the Ordinary

An authority, borne of his poetry, quickly made him a folk icon – someone to symbolize their hopes and dreams.
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