Khaled Mattawa

Mattawa Photo © Khairy Shaaban

Khaled Mattawa is the author of six volumes of poetry, most recently Fugitive Atlas (2020; see WLT, Winter 2021, 76). A MacArthur Fellow, he teaches at the University of Michigan and edits Michigan Quarterly Review. His translation of Saadi Youssef’s selected poems, Without an Alphabet, Without a Face, won the PEN American Center Poetry Translation Prize in 2003.

  • February 16, 2023 Saadi Youssef
    Photo by Alex Arbelaez / Flickr Martil It’s okay to veer toward Tetouan, to stay a while, to be released from a pair of pliers, the two mountains that have gripped Tetouan since T…
  • By Adonis
    New Haven, Connecticut. Yale University Press. 2017. 96 pages. In his Concerto Al-Quds, Adonis immortalizes Jerusalem through juxtaposing the city to its past and present rulers, wars, street…