About the Author

Huda Fakhreddine


Author

Huda J. Fakhreddine is Associate Professor of Arabic literature at the University of Pennsylvania, USA. She is the author of Metapoesis in the Arabic Tradition (Brill, 2015) and The Arabic Prose Poem: Poetic Theory and Practice (Edinburgh University Press, 2021). Her previous translations from Arabic to English include Lighthouse for the Drowning (co-translated with Jayson Iwen) published by BOA Editions, The Sky That Denied Me: Selected Poems by Jawdat Fakhreddine (co-translated with Roger Allen) published by University of Texas Press and Come Take a Gentle Stab: Selected Poems by Salim Barakat (co-translated with Jayson Iwen) published by Seagull Books. Her translations of modern Arabic poems have appeared in Banipal, World Literature Today, Nimrod, ArabLit Quarterly and Middle Eastern Literatures. She lives in Philadelphia, USA.