Bowery Arts and Science is thrilled to announce that Suheir Hammad’s book “breaking poems,” has been selected for 2009 Arab American Book Award for first prize in poetry. The book was published by Cypher Books one of our fiscal projects. Congratulations also to Cypher Books Co-Publisher’s Willie Perdomo and Lisa Simmons! Hammad is in good company with Naomi Shihab Nye winning for children’s poetry.
You may read more about the awards and find out how to purchase the book at: