In the Press
A Sky So Close



 Detailed original articles:

  US Today
  The New York Times, 12 Aug 2001, books in brief
  Publishers Weekly, 2 July 2001, pwforcasts
  The Free Lance-Star, Frederickburg, VA.
  Review, All Things Considered, National Public Radio
  Los Angeles Times, 2 Sept 2001
  LUCE 2001
  Excerpt from an article in French ‘Elle’, 18 November 2002
  USA TODAY / Iraqi author underscores the commonalities of humanity / By Donna Leinwand / 17/2/2003
  Woman this month / Bahraini magazine, Heather Anderson, 2003.
  REUTERS/ Feature: Iraqi author portrays “black rain” of war/ by Claudia Parsons / Manama-Bahrain/ 9/2/2003
  Mediterranean Cultural Website/ Rana Safadi
  The Irish Times / Interview by Michael Jansen/ Amman  21/3/2003
  Al Ahram newspaper, coming of age in iraq/Cairo 20-26 March 2003 / by: Ferial J. Ghazoul
  Houston Chronicle 30/4/2003/Author shows the human side of Iraqis/ By Barbara Karkabi
South Wind magazine/ Austria 10/5/2003 By Brigitte Voykowitsch.
The Arab Intellectual and the Responsibility of Representaion " by  Abdul-Wahab Kayyali / TUFTS University- USA/ Spring 2003.
The New Yorker / Letter From Jordan 7/4/2003 - Little Iraq/ by Isabel Hilton/ Frustrated Iraqi exiles view the war with Saddam Hussein.
Women in business/ 06/2004 Writing with purpose/ by Reem Antoon
JO Magazine / Jordan 8/2004 - Skies so close - Jackie Oweis Sawiris

Research and studies:

Depicting and Challenging War in A Sky So Close / ACLA, Ann Arbor, Michigan 16-18 April 2004. Study by :Ikram Masmoudi/ Princeton University.
 The Arab Intellectual and the Responsibility of Representation / Abdul-Wahab Kayyali, Spring 2003, Tufts University 


Radio Free Europe: Iraq: Author Seeks To Bridge Distance Between East And West By Charles Recknagel