Poems translated by Fady Joudah

Fady Joudah’s is the author if Textu, and his second collection of poetry, Alight, was published by Copper Canyon Press in winter 2013. His translations of Mahmoud Darwish’s poetry have earned him a PEN prize and a TLS/Banipal prize. He is the 2007 winner of the Yale Series Younger Poets Competition for his collection The Earth in the Attic. He is also the winner of the 2013 Griffin International Poetry Prize. His translation of Ghassan Zaqtan’s poetry is available from Yale University Press.

  • A Woman in Damascus That Year | While She’s Asleep In Baghdad

    Her soul’s in my hand and she knows I’m there