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Focus on Iraqi Kurdistan: Photographer Sebastian Meyer at Busboys and Poets

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December 5, 2019 | 6:00 PM EST

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Busboys and Poets
2021 14th St NW

Washington, DC 20009

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Image by Sebastian Meyer. Iraq, 2014.
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Today Iraq is consumed by sectarian fighting, but in the north the legacy of the US-led war is...

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Ghazal picks green leaves for cooking. Image by Sebastian Meyer. Iraq, 2015.

Pulitzer Center grantee photograper Sebastian Meyer discusses his recent book, "Under Every Yard of Sky," at Busboys and Poets in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, December 5, 2019.

"Under Every Yard of Sky" incorporates images and personal essays from Meyer's 10 years spent alongside the Kurds. Meyer, an award-winning photographer and filmmaker, also traveled to Iraqi Kurdistan with Pulitzer Center support for his project, "From 'the Other Iraq' to Kurdistan."

His work has been published in TIME MagazineThe Wall Street JournalThe Washington PostThe New York Times, and other outlets.

For more information, visit the Busboys and Poets website.

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