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Invitation to a Secret Feast

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Joumana Haddad (edited and intro by Khaled Mattawa)
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Poetry. Translation. Joumana Haddad, an unrivaled poetry star in Arabic (and many other languages) famous for her deeply passionate poetic visions, has finally given the English-speaking world entry into her luscious work. In these gorgeous translations, her voice remains sumptuous and alluring, carefully drawing the reader in before unveiling soulful insight and wisdom. This is Lebanese-born Joumana Haddad's fifth collection of poetry to be published. She is highly regarded as a poet not only throughout the Arab-speaking world, but also in Europe and Latin America. She has a strong presence on the Internet and has her own Internet fan club. She is currently a literary journalist for the daily Lebanese newspaper An-Nahar.

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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