Huda J. Fakhreddine

Huda J. Fakhreddine author, translator, and associate professor of Arabic literature at the University of Pennsylvania. She is the author of The Arabic Prose Poem: Poetic Theory and Practice (Edinburgh University Press, 2021), Metapoesis in the Arabic Tradition (Brill, 2015) and the co-translator of Lighthouse for the Drowning (BOA editions, 2017), The Sky That Denied Me (University of Texas Press, 2020, and Come, Take a Gentle Stab (Seagull Books, 2021). Her book of creative nonfiction titled Zaman Saghir taht shams thaniya (A Small Time under a Different Sun) was published by Dar al-Nahda, Beirut in 2019. Her translations of Arabic poems have appeared in the Michigan Quarterly Review, Banipal, World Literature Today, Nimrod, ArabLit Quarterly, Asymptote, and Middle Eastern Literatures, and others. She is a co-editor-in-chief of Middle Eastern Literatures and an editor of the Library of Arabic Literature.