Palestinian poet wins prize after Canada visa denial

15.06.2013                      07.Tammus. 5773                      Chukat

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Palestinian poet wins prize after Canada visa denial

Ghassan Zaqtan receives Griffin Poetry Prize for his collection in spite of Canada initially rejecting visa application.

Palestinian poet Ghassan Zaqtan won the International Griffin Poetry Prize for his 10th collection Like a Straw Bird It Follows Me on Friday after initially being denied a visa to attend the awards ceremony in Canada….