Category Archives: publications

Mizna Publication

mizna-v16issue1I’d like to extend my thanks to Mizna: Poetry, Prose, and Art Exploring Arab America for publishing my poem about Syria–titled “Speak, Silk”–in Volume 16, Issue 1, available to read online here.

 

Academic article publication

hawwaI’m happy to announce that my academic article, “Counter Fictions and Imaginary Topographies: Auto/Biographical Methodologies and the Construction of Group Knowledge in Evelyn Shakir’s Bint Arab: Arab and Arab American Women in the United States,” appears in Volume 12, Issue 2-3 (2014) of Hawwa: Journal of Women of the Middle East and the Islamic World.

New poetry publication

miznaI’m happy to announce that my poem, “This Body, This Battering,” appears in Volume 15, Issue 1 (2014) of Mizna: A Forum for Arab American Art. 

Mizna Journal Release Reading

I’m very excited to be reading on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 7 p.m. at the Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis to celebrate the publication of the twenty-sixth issue of Mizna: A Forum for Arab American Art, the only literary journal around dedicated to Arab American literature.

I’ll be joined by authors based in the Twin Cities, greater Minnesota, and around the country. Journals will be available for purchase. And, of course, there will be a reception afterward!

Author readings by: Andrea Assaf, Tami Mohamed Brown, Yahya Frederickson, Amir Hussain, Lola Koundakjian, Christina Najla LaRose, Shahé Mankerian, Sahar Mustafah, and more.

For more information, click here.

 

Mizna

I’m so excited to report that my poem, “Dates, Triggers” will be published in the December 2012 issue of Mizna.

Humanity & Society Article

humanity&societyI’m happy to report that the article I co-authored with Lora Lempert, Laura Freeman, and Lesia Liss—“’What Is It that these People Want? Are We Part of Some Kind of Experiment?’: Mentoring in a Women’s Prison”—has been published in Volume 36, Number 1 of Humanity and Society.

Third Coast – Fall 2011

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I just received word that the Fall 2011 issue of Third Coast, in which my essay “What Prison Is to the Body” appears, is now out!

Upcoming Publications

I’ve recently received word that two of my essays have been accepted for publication.

“What Prison is to the Body” will appear in the Fall 2011 issue of Third Coast.

“What is it That These People Want?  Are We Part of Some Kind of Experiment?: Mentoring in a Women’s Prison,” co-authored with Dr. Lora Bex Lempert, Laura Freeman, and Michigan State Respresentative Lesia Liss, will appear in an upcoming issue of Humanity & Society.