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These Are Not Oranges, My Love


Iman Mersal (translated by Khaled Mattawa)
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"Mersal offers an exquisite daughter-to-father poem. Titled "The Clot," this sequence radiates with a combination of tenderness, humor and anguish unmatched in contemporary Arabic poetry."--From the Introduction by Khaled Mattawa

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


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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