Bob Dylan Spoke for Me in the Refugee Camp

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Amid controversy, the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature was awarded to Bob Dylan. Though he didn't respond to the Committee's messages for a few weeks, Dylan finally confirmed that he would absolutely attend the ceremony, "if it's at all possible." Needless to say, the literary community has been astir. Here, Boyah Farah, a Judy Layzer fellow in the Memoir Incubator program, on his support for Dylan and how the songwriter's lyrics speak to him.


If you want to change the world, all you need is a guitar, some courage, and a voice that could cut the …

November 7, 2016 | Boyah Farah

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