blackbirdan online journal of literature and the artsFall 2010  Vol. 9  No. 2
Patty Paine

with Fatima Mostafawi translating Soad Al Kuwari
   The Flood

with Bahaa-eddin M. Mazid translating Fawzia Al Sindi
   from Less Than Ink

with Sara Al Qatami translating Soad Al Kuwari
   Modernity in the Desert

with Hend Mubarek Aleidan translating Saadia Mufarreh
   Soon She Will Leave

Patty Paine is the author of the poetry chapbook Elegy & Collapse (Finishing Line Press, 2005) and her writing and interviews have appeared in Gulf Stream, Blackbird, and Atlanta Review. Paine is the founding editor of diode poetry journal and her scholarly work has appeared in The International Journal of the Humanities and The Journal of the World Universities Forum. She is an assistant professor of English at Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar, where she teaches writing and literature. Her book Oracle Bones is forthcoming from Red Hen Press in 2011.  end