Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Tocqueville wins Arab American Book Award

Khaled Mattawa's Tocqueville (New Issues, 2010) has been awarded the 2011 Arab American Book Award in the poetry category. The award is administered by the Arab American National Museum.

This Isa Nice Neighborhood (Letter Machine Editions) by Farid Matuk received an an honorable mention.

Established in 2006 by the Arab American National Museum, the Arab American Book Award honors significant literature by and about Arab Americans. It is the only literary competition of its type in the U.S.