The Poetry of Arab Women: A Contemporary Anthology

Nathalie Handal

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Bestselling poetry anthology back in print. Winner of the PEN Oakland Literary Award. Arab women poets work within one of the oldest literary traditions in the world, yet they are virtually unknown in the West. In assembling this collection, Nathalie Handal has compiled an outstanding, important treasury that introduces the poetry of Arab women living all over the world, writing in Arabic, French, English, and other languages, and including some of the twentieth century’s most accomplished poets as well as today’s most exciting new voices.
Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherInterlink Books
Number of pages378
StatePublished - 2002


  • Arab Women poetry, poetry, creative writing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Arts and Humanities


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