blackbirdan online journal of literature and the artsFall 2016  Vol. 15 No. 2
an online journal of literature and the arts
Lena Khalaf Tuffaha

Lena Khalaf Tuffaha, an American writer and translator of Palestinian, Jordanian and Syrian heritage, is the author of the poetry collection Water & Salt (forthcoming from Red Hen Press, 2017). Her poetry has appeared in Lunch Ticket, Sukoon, Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review, and Broadsided Press. She is an MFA candidate at the Rainier Writing Workshop at Pacific Lutheran University, and lives in Redmond, Washington.  end