Farrah Sarafa

Manhattan, NY 10013

Author's Bio

Award-winning poet and Professor of English and Foreign Languages, Farrah's poems are included in global literary curricula. Palestinian-Chaldean, she is a cultural correspondent whose work activates the interstices of culture, language and literature. She is the founder of Fractyll Culture Magazine.

Publications and Prizes

Arabesques Review, Ascent Aspirations Magazine, Avatar Review, Cerebration, Diagram, Feile-Festa, Foliate Oak, Frigg Magazine, Litchfield Review, mediterranean.nu, Tablet, Voices in Wartime
Prizes Won: 
Marjorie Rappaport CompetitionChistell Annual ContestSLS Summer Writing Scholarship and Grant 

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
Sin and Syntax: How to Craft Wickedly Effective Prose by Constance Hale
Mad in Pursuit by Violette Leduc
The Warhol Economy by Claire Messud
The Art of the Wasted Day by Patricia Hampl
Wild by Cheryl Strayed
Favorite Authors: 
DH Lawrence, A.S. Byatt, Edward Said, Anais Niin

More Information

Listed as: 
Creative Nonfiction Writer, Fiction Writer, Poet, Spoken Word Artist
Gives readings: 
Travels for readings: 
Identifies as: 
Arab American
Fluent in: 
Arabic, English, French, Italian
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Last updated: Aug 15, 2018