popularising the literature of ancient Iraq through the art of oral storytelling



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Fiona Collins, Diane Wolkstein—A life in story: November 1942–January 2013

Karen Dabrowska, Three Anniversaries for London’s Mesopotamian Story Telling Group, Tripoli Post, Culture section, 17 November 2012

Fran Hazelton, Enheduanna—Frequently Asked Questions, presentation to Salisbury House Poets, Edmonton, London in May 2010 and at Salam House, Maida Vale, London in April 2012

Betty De Shong Meador, PhD, Sappho and Enheduanna, paper presented at the conference “Ancient Greece/Modern Psyche”, Petros M. Nomikos Foundation, Santorini, Greece, September 2009

External links

Diane Wolkstein—a Life of Stories, by Sally Pomme Clayton

The En-hedu-Ana Research Pages—a website run by Michelle Hart of UCLA, devoted to the study of Enheduanna

PTSD Found in Ancient Warriors—posted by Adam Steedman Thake on the New Historian website


Listen to a recital in Sumerian of extracts from Enheduanna’s poem NIN-ME-ŠÁR-RA read by Janette Yacoub