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Khaled Mattawa

Distinguished Visiting Writer 2018

About Khaled Mattawa

Khaled Mattawa is author of four collections of poetry, including Tocqueville (2010), Amorisco 2008, Zodiac of Echoes (2002) and Ismailia Eclipse (1995). He has authored two volumes of literary criticism, How Long Have You Been with Us: Essays on Poetry and Mahmoud Darwish: The Poet’s Art and His Nation (2014); the co-editor of two Arab American literature anthologies: Post Gibran: Anthology of New Arab American Writing (1999) and Dinarzad’s Children: An Anthology of Contemporary Arab American Fiction (2004, 2009); and translator of 10 volumes of modern Arabic poetry by Amjad Nasser (Jordan), Saadi Youssef (Iraq), Adonis (Syria), FadhilAl-Azzawi (Iraq), Iman Mersal (Egypt), Joumana Haddad (Lebanon), and Maram Al-Massri (Syria).

Find Events with Khaled Mattawa

Date: Friday, February 2, 2018 - 7:00pm
Location: Singer Hall, Phoenix Art Museum, 1625 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Type & Genre: Reading; Poetry, Translation

The University of Arizona Poetry Center presents a reading with poet, translator, and 2018 Spring Resident Khaled Mattawa, on First Friday, February 2, 2018 in Singer Hall at the Phoenix Art Museum (1625 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004) at 7:00 p.m.

A short Q&A and book signing will follow the reading. While the event is open to the public and free, individuals must secure a ticket to the event. Unclaimed seats will be released to the general public 5 minutes before Khaled's reading.