Alana Marie Levinson-LaBrosse

Alana Marie Levinson-LaBrosse is a Senior Lecturer at the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS). While at AUIS, she started the English Department, introduced literary translation workshops and began translating Kurdish poetry. Levinson-LaBrosse is currently working on manuscripts of three prominent, contemporary Kurdish poets: Sherko Bekas, Kajal Ahmad and Abdulla Pashew. She received her MFA at Warren Wilson and a Master’s in English Education from the University of Virginia.


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