Monday, September 13, 2010

Khaled Mattawa in Big Rapids, MI

The poet Khaled Mattawa will be giving a reading from his new book Tocqueville on Wednesday, September 15th, 4 o'clock, at Great Lakes Book and Supply.

Khaled Mattawa was born in Libya and immigrated to the U.S. in his teens. He is the author of three previous books of poetry and has translated eight volumes of contemporary Arabic poetry and co-edited two anthologies of Arab American literature. He has received a Guggenheim fellowship, an NEA translation grant, the Alfred Hodder Fellowship from Princeton University, the PEN American Center Poetry Translation Prize, and three Pushcart Prizes. Mattawa teaches in the MFA (Creative Writing) Program at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Great Lakes Book and Supply
840 Clark St
Big Rapids, MI 49307
(231) 796-1112

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