A Poetry Reading by Palestinian American Poet Ahmad Almallah
Ahmad Almallah is a poet from Palestine. His first book of poems, Bitter English, is now available in the Phoenix Poets Series from the University of Chicago Press. He received the Edith Goldberg Paulson Memorial Prize for Creative Writing, and his set of poems, “Recourse,” won the Blanche Colton Williams Fellowship. His poems and other writing have appeared in Jacket2, Track//Four, All Roads will lead You Home, Apiary, Supplement, SAND, Michigan Quarterly Review, Making Mirrors: Righting/Writing by Refugees, Cordite Poetry Review, Birmingham Poetry Review, Great River Review and Kenyon Review. He holds a Ph.D. in Arabic Literature from Indiana University, Bloomington, and an MFA in poetry from Hunter College. He currently lives in Philadelphia where he teaches Creative Writing at the University of Pennsylvania.