Mattawa, Khaled

Khaled Mattawa has written four books of poetry, including Amorisco (Ausable, 2008) and Tocqueville (New Issues, 2010), translated eight volumes of contemporary Arabic poetry and co-edited two anthologies of Arab American literature. He has received a Guggenheim Fellowship, an NEA translation grant, the Hodder Fellowship from Princeton University, the PEN Translation Prize and three Pushcart Prizes. Mattawa teaches in the MFA in creative writing program at the University of Michigan. [bio updated 2011]