skip to content
Invasive species Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

Invasive species

Author: Marwa Helal
Publisher: New York : Nightboat Books, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
"In Invasive species, Marwa Helal's searing politically charged poems touch on our collective humanity and build new pathways for empathy, etching themselves into memory. This work centers on urgent themes in our cultural landscape, creating space for unseen victims of discriminatory foreign (read: immigration) policy: migrants, refugees--the displaced. Helal transfers lived experiences of dislocation and relocation  Read more...
Getting this item's online copy... Getting this item's online copy...

Find a copy in the library

Getting this item's location and availability... Getting this item's location and availability...


Find it in libraries globally
Worldwide libraries own this item


Genre/Form: Prose poems
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marwa Helal
ISBN: 9781937658939 1937658937
OCLC Number: 1082876353
Notes: Poems.
Description: 131 pages : illustration, map ; 23 cm
Contents: Invasive species --
Immigration as a second language --
I am made to leave I am made to return
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Marwa Helal.


A vernacular debut that uncompromisingly journeys towards its sole destination: the decolonization of the imagination  Read more...
Retrieving notes about this item Retrieving notes about this item


Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

Marwa Helal has lived, not always by her own choice, both in Egypt and in America, belonging to both countries and to neither: "I have been missing home my entire life," she writes. In the same way, Read more...

User-contributed reviews


Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.