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Leilah Publications is at the forefront of a visionary form of artistry; paramedia. Converging writing, painting, and music with new technologies and classic forms of media Leilah Publications leads a quantum leap of artistry into the 21st century. Both artist and bookseller stand at the vanguard of culture. Both struggle for something essentially impractical, unlucrative, and yet unspeakably necessary to culture. Leilah is not just a “publishing press.” We stand with domestic and international movements for social justice, and with a new generation of artists at home and abroad discovering not only new freedoms of expression, but new methods of expressing their art and visionary stories.  LEILAH is Hebrew and Arabic for ‘night,’ or ‘at night.’   Passion, heartache, death, curiosity, exhilaration, raw emotion, personal abandon, the paranormal, erotica, the conspiratorial, the spiritual – is what makes artistry worth the vision of a new generation.   A new generation of artists put their heart and soul into their works, and have lost their minds in the process.  Leilah conjoins traditional media and new technologies in a 21st century vision of artistry.

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NEW PUBLICATION -now available-

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A 21st Century English Translation of the Magnificent Quran by Shakespearean scholar Ali Salami, Ph.D. The Magnificent Qur’an is a timeless holy scripture sacred to the religion of Islam.

Why this Matters!
This project is a collaboration of scholarship, understanding, and peace between Iran and the U.S.!  Leilah Publications fosters interfaith fellowship and scholarship in the United States and abroad. We progressively partner with writers and artists of diverse backgrounds, producing and promoting their art, and publishing books.

 

 

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Ali Salami (دکتر علی سلامی), PhD. is a Shakespearean scholar, writer, lexicographer, literary translator, Quranologist and Professor of English literature and Translation Studies at the University of Tehran. An internationally acclaimed author, Salami has written extensively on gender and discourse, Shakespeare and postcolonial literature. He is the author of Shakespeare and The Reader (Chicago, 2013) and the editor of Culture-Blind Shakespeare (Newcastle, 2015) and Fundamental Shakespeare (Newcastle, 2015). He has translated five volumes of Persian poetry into English. His 21st century translation of The Magnificent Qur’an has been published in the USA.

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Forthcoming:

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Author: John F. Rychlicki III

The Obama era; Obamanomics, Obamacare, the ‘Arab Spring’ revolutions, the 2008 &  2012 elections, social media and American culture, through the eyes of Generation X. Written by Generation X for Generation X.  John Rychlicki’s unapologetic social commentary on the shift in American culture between the 1980s and 2000s takes readers on a ride to find his lost generation and it’s culture, “Generation X.”  Rychlicki paints 21st century America as a dangerously disconnected society living in a virtual reality, where the divides between generations are hilariously but also tragically portrayed as Rychlicki recounts how music, film, and “life without the Internet” shaped his generation.

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