May The Tigris Grieve For You

Women's Rights Now


Emilienne Malfatto’s May the Tigris Grieve for You is a chronicle of a death foretold – that of a young Iraqi woman who has committed the ultimate taboo of becoming pregnant out of wedlock. This poignant text, shaped like a tragedy, was awarded the Prix Goncourt du Premier Roman in 2021. Discover this short story through the captivating narration of poet Naima Rashid, translator Lorna Scott Fox, and student Maia Mutawi during a reading of the full book.

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