Tariq Luthun is a Detroit-born and Dearborn-raised Palestinian strategist, community organizer, and Emmy Award-winning poet. Fady Joudah. Fady Joudah is a Palestinian-American poet and physician. He has published four collections of poems. These are The Earth in the Attic, Alight, Textu, a book-long sequence of short poems whose meter is based on cellphone character count; and, most recently, Footnotes in the Order of Disappearance. He has translated several collections of poetry from the Arabic and is the co-editor and co-founder of the Etel Adnan Poetry Prize.
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Moushabeck is a writer, editor, publisher, and musician of Palestinian descent. Most recently, he co-edited the winter issue of the Massachusetts Review focusing on Mediterranean literature and contributed a piece to Being Palestinian: Personal Reflections on Palestinian Identity in the Diaspora Edinburgh University Press. He has performed at concert halls worldwide and plays percussion on the music soundtrack of an award-winning BBC documentary on Islam, which aired as part of the series The People's Century.
He teaches percussion at Amherst College and lectures frequently on Arabic music and literature-in-translation. He lives in Leverett, Massachusetts. Mai Masri. Her films have been screened worldwide winning over 90 international awards including the Trailblazer award at Mipdoc in Cannes, France. Her debut feature film, Nights had its world premiere at Toronto International Film Festival and was screened internationally where it won over 28 awards. Lena Khalaf Tuffaha.
Lena Khalaf Tuffaha has lived the experiences of first-generation American, immigrant, and expatriate. Her heritage is Palestinian, Jordanian, and Syrian and she is fluent in Arabic and English, and has academic proficiency in French. She has lived in and traveled across the Arab world, and many of her poems are inspired by the experience of crossing cultural, geographic and political borders, borders between languages, between the present and the living past.
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