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Kaveh Akbar Shares Poems From Seven Countries Affected by Trump’s Unlawful Ban January 30, 2017: Over the weekend, Kaveh Akbar collected and tweeted out work from poets from the seven countries affected by the alarming, disturbing, and immoral EO issued this weekend. The poems are now readable [...] by

At Kenyon Review: Khaled Mattawa’s Thoughts on Translating and Writing Poetry September 23, 2014: In this Kenyon Review article about identity, empowerment, translating and writing poetry, Khaled Mattawa, one of this year’s MacArthur Fellows, explains why translating Arab poets into English [...] by

Terrance Hayes and Khaled Mattawa Awarded MacArthur Fellowships September 17, 2014: We woke up this morning to the wonderful news that two poets have been named MacArthur Fellows: Terrance Hayes and Khaled Mattawa. We turn to Jacket Copy for some of the details: This year’s [...] by

Mattawa, Ríos Named Chancellors of the Academy of American Poets January 16, 2014: Some fabtabulous news coming from our favorite Academy: Khaled Mattawa and Alberto Ríos have been named Chancellors of the Academy of American Poets. From Poets.org: The Academy of American Poets [...] by

Special Issue of American Book Review Focuses on Arab-American Literature January 11, 2013: We’d highly recommend this special issue, just out, of American Book Review, edited by Philip Metres, with a focus on Arab-American literature. Among a truckful of good reads are reviews by [...] by

Arab American Book Awards for Khaled Mattawa, Farid Matuk June 1, 2011: The 2011 Arab American Book Awards have given some love to poets Khaled Mattawa (winner for Tocqueville, New Issues) and Farid Matuk (honorable mention for This Isa Nice Neighborhood, Letter Machine [...] by

Khaled Mattawa on the Libyan demonstrations February 23, 2011: Democracy Now’s Amy Goodman talked to poet and University of Michigan Ann Arbor professor Khaled Mattawa about the situation in Libya, where he still has many friends and family members. [...] by