Huda Fakhreddine

Huda Fakhreddine is an assistant professor of Arabic literature at the University of Pennsylvania. She is the author of Metapoesis in the Arabic Tradition (2015) and co-translator of Lighthouse for the Drowning (2017).

  • An extreme close-up of a thread passing through the eye of a needle
       By Nazem Elsayed
    Photo: Andrew Magill/Flickr The Blind Thread If only I were the rubbing of shoulders in crowded places,the sympathetic applause,the neck that turns to change the view and move a life.If only I were t...
  • A painting of three fishes stacked on one another, composed using a kind of brutish pointillism
       By Salim Barakat
    A detail of a painting by Salim Barakat Translator’s note: Salim Barakat’s language is intimidatingly dense and complex, flaunting a vast and daunting vocabulary. His texts possess...

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