Marian Haddad

3711 Medical Drive Suite #1511
San Antonio, TX 78229
(210) 859-7750

Author's Bio

Marian Haddad is a poet/writer/ lecturer/creative writing workshop instructor/visiting writer/keynote speaker/and manuscript & publishing consultant who has published two full length poetry collections (Pecan Grove) and a chapbook of poems invited by Texas Public Radio. Her clients/students have a high success rate in publishing & placing/winning literary/book awards. Works in progress include a book of poems, IN THIS CITY OF SAINTS and a book of personal essays, THESE LANGUAGES INSIDE OUR HOUSE. She holds a BA [UTEP] & MFA [San Diego State] in creative writing. She's an NEH recipient to study philosophy at U of Notre Dame & studied the prose poem @ Emerson. Her 2004 collection approached a 5th printing and was a Small Press Distribution notable book.

Publications and Prizes

Somewhere between Mexico and a River Called Home
(Pecan Grove Press, 2004)
, Wildflower. Stone.
(Pecan Grove Press, 2011)
A Student's Treasury of Texas Poetry
(Texas Christian University Press, 2007)
, Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here: Poets Respond to the Bombing of Baghdad's "Street of the Booksellers"
(PM Press, 2012)
, Art at Our Doorstep
(Trinity University Press, 2008)
, Before there is Nowhere to Stand: Palestine Israel Poets Respond to the Struggle
(Lost Horse Press, 2012)
, Between Heaven and Texas
(University of Texas Press, 2006)
, Fast Break to Line Break: Poets on the Art of Basketball
(Michigan University Press, 2012)
, Improbable Worlds: an Anthology of Texas and Louisiana Poets
(Mutabilis Press, 2011)
, In These Latitudes: Ten Contemporary Poets
(Wings Press, 2008)
, Inclined to Speak: An Anthology of Contemporary Arab American Poetry
(University of Arkansas Press, 2008)
, Is this Forever or What?: Poems & Paintings from Texas
(Greenwillow Books, 2004)
, Literary El Paso
(Texas Christian University Press, 2009)
, POEtry & PrOsE: Commemorating E.A. Poe's 200th Birthday
(Pecan Grove Press, 2009)
, Poetry Calendar 2007
(Alhambra Publishing, 2007)
, Poetry Calendar 2008: 365 Contemporary and Classic Poems
(Alhambra Publishing, 2008)
, Poetry Calendar 2009 365 Classic & Contemporary Poems
(Alhambra Publishing, 2009)
, Pride of Place: A Contemporary Anthology of Texas Nature Writing
(University of North Texas Press, 2006)
, San Antonio in Color
(Trinity University Press, 2004)
, Scheherazade's Legacy: Arab & Arab American Women on Writing
(Praeger Publishers, 2004)
, Scheherazade's Legacy: Arab & Arab American Women on Writing
(Praeger Publishers, 2004)
, Stories from Where We Live: the California Coast
(Milkweed Editions, 2001)
, The Good Writer's Kit
(Hampton-Brown, 2007)
Bat City Review, Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review, BorderSenses, Dark Horses, Knot Magazine, Mizna: Prose, Poetry, Art Exploring Arab America , Pecan Grove Review, Poet Magazine, Redactions, Rio Grande Review, Sin Fronteras, Sukoon Magazine, Texas Observer, The Handmaiden
Saturn Falling Down
(Texas Public Radio, 2003)
Prizes Won: 
Nominated for two Pushcart Prizes

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
The Dog Stars by Peter Heller
The Book of Colors by Raymond Barfield

More Information

Listed as: 
Creative Nonfiction Writer, Poet
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Identifies as: 
Arab American, Christian
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Born in: 
El Paso, United States
Raised in: 
El Paso, TX, United States
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Last updated: Jul 16, 2015