Gretchen McCullough


Gretchen McCullough is currently on the faculty at the American University in Cairo. Her bilingual book of short stories in English and Arabic, Three Stories from Cairo, translated with Mohamed Metwalli was published in July 2011 by AFAQ Publishing House, Cairo. A collection of short stories about expatriate life in Cairo, Shahrazad’s Tooth, appeared soon after in 2013. Her co-translation of Mohamed Metwalli's volume of poetry, A Song by the Aegean Sea was published by Laertes Press, 2022. McCullough's novel, Confessions of a Knight Errant, a comedy featuring Cairo and Texas, was published by Cune Press the same year. Articles, essays and reviews from numerous journals are posted on her website: