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Amorisco

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Khaled Mattawa
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Poetry. Khaled Mattawa was born in Benghazi, Libya, and immigrated to the United States in his teens. This is his third book of poetry. As a poet, he is a citizen of the world. Both American and an exile, he writes of the beauties and grievances of history and culture in language born of profound experience. The author of ISMAILIA ECLIPSE and ZODIAC OF ECHOES and translator of three volumes of contemporary Arabic poetry, Mattawa has received a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Alfred Hodder Fellowship at Princeton University, and an NEA translation grant. His poems have appeared in Poetry, The Kenyon Review, Antioch Review, Best American Poetry, and many other journals.

All recent publications by Khaled Mattawa

  • Mahmoud Darwish: The Poet’s Art and His Nation
  • Tocqueville
  • Shepherd of Solitude: Selected Poems of Amjad Nasser
  • A Red Cherry on a White-tiled Floor
  • Amorisco
  • Invitation to a Secret Feast
  • These Are Not Oranges, My Love
  • Ismailia Eclipse: Poems

All publications by Khaled Mattawa

Criticism:

Mahmoud Darwish: The Poet's Arts and His Nation (Syracuse University Press), 2014.



Books of Poetry:


Tocqueville (New Issues), 2010;

Amorisco (Ausable Press), 2008;
 
Zodiac of Echoes (Ausable Press) 2003;
 
Ismailia Eclipse (The Sheep Meadow Press) 1995.

 
 
 
Poetry in Translation:
 
Selected Poems, Adonis (Ali Ahmad Said), (Yale University Press), 2010.
 
Shepherd of Solitude: Selected Poems of Amjad Nasser (Banipal Books, U.K.) 2009);
 
These Are Not Oranges, My Love: Selected Poems of Iman Mersal (The Sheep Meadow Press), 2008;

Invitation to A Secret Feast: Selected Poems of Joumana Haddad (Tupelo Press), 2008;
 
A Red Cherry on A White-Tile Floor, poems by Maram Al-Massri (Copper Canyon) 2007;
 
Miracle Maker, Selected Poems of Fadhil Al-Azzawi (BOA Editions) 2004;
 
Without An Alphabet, Without A Face: Selected Poems of Saadi Youssef (Graywolf Press), 2002;
 
In Every Well A Joseph Is Weeping, Poems of Fadhil al-Azzawi (Quarterly Review of Books), 1997;
 
Questions and Their Retinue: Selected Poems of Hatif Janabi (University of Arkansas Press), 1996.

 
 
 
Anthologies of Arab American Literature:
 
Dinarzad's Children: An Anthology of Arab American Fiction (University of Arkansas Press), 2004, second edition 2009;
 
Post Gibran: Anthology of New Arab American Writing (Syracuse University Press), 1999.
 

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