Blackbird Fall 2007  Vol. 6 No. 2


Chris Abani
Victoria Chang
Michael Chitwood
Keith Ekiss
Gibson Fay-LeBlanc
Beth Ann Fennelly
Raza Ali Hasan
James Hoch
Cyan James
Julia Johnson
Larry Levis
Khaled Mattawa
Timothy O’Keefe
Catherine Pierce
Jon Pineda
John Poch
Austin Segrest
Louie Skipper
Ron Smith
Robert Thomas
Joshua Weiner
Lesley Wheeler
Charles Wright


Khaled Mattawa is the author of three books of poetry, Ismailia Eclipse (The Sheep Meadow Press, 1995), Zodiac of Echoes (Ausable Press, 2003), and Amorisco (forthcoming from Ausable Press). He has translated seven volumes of contemporary Arabic poetry, and edited two anthologies of Arab American literature. Mattawa received a Guggenheim fellowship, an NEA translation grant, an Alfred Hodder Fellowship from Princeton University, and three Pushcart prizes. He teaches creative writing in the MFA program at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.  

Photo by Amanda Abel