Here is some news on Khaled Mattawa, who is a professor at the University of Michigan and author of Tocqueville, a book of poetry published by WMU's New Issues Press in the fall of 2010.
Khaled read in the Spring 2009 Gwen Frostic Reading Series. The book's cover, featured on the PBS interview, was designed by a WMU student Josh Tabbia (now graduated) at the Design Center.
"Benghazi-Born Poet Mattawa Reflects on Growing up Under Gadhafi"
Jeffrey Brown talks to Libyan-born poet Khaled Mattawa about life under Moammar Gadhafi and the recent crisis in his homeland.
The day before, Jeffrey Brown interview Khaled for Art Beat on PBS: