The donkey put Farrokhzad's life on the line

Politically, but also playfully, Athena Farrokhzad has made the poem important even for unaccustomed readers. With her new collection of poems "The Year of Ass" she writes herself into "a donkey's tradition".

What I like about this book is that it's so freaked out," she says.

Athena Farrokhzad kontaktade Svenska Åsneföreningen och läste 'Åsnehandboken' från pärm till pärm. Snart blev hon också varse åsnas roll i litteraturhistorien.
Athena Farrokhzad contacted the Swedish Donkey Association and read the "Donkey Handbook" from cover to cover. Soon she also became aware of …