Khaled Mattawa - February 19, 8:00 PM, The Little Theater
Khaled Mattawa has an MA in English and an MFA in creative writing from Indiana University, where he taught creative writing and won an Academy of American Poets Award. A professor of English and CreativeWriting at California State University, Northridge, he has published poems in Poetry, The Kenyon Review, Crazyhorse, New England Review,Callaloo, Poetry East, Michigan Quarterly Review, The Iowa Review, Black Warrior Review and The Pushcart Prize Anthology. He was awarded the Alfred Hodder Fellowship at Princeton University for 1995-96. His publications include Ismailia Eclipse: Poems, A Red Cherry on a White-tiled Floor: Selected Poems, Without an Alphabet, Without a Face: Selected Poems, Zodiac of Echoes, Invitation to a Secret Feast: Selected Poems, and most recently Amorisco.