Eman Hassan


Author's Bio

Bicultural poet and essayist from Massachusetts and Kuwait, Eman Hassan is the author of Raghead, which was named as the 2018 Editor’s Choice (forthcoming, New Issues Press, 2019). She recieved an MFA in poetry from Arizona State University, where she worked as International Poetry Editor for Hayden’s Ferry Review, and a PhD in poetry from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where she worked as an Associate Editor for Prairie Schooner. Eman is one of the founders of The American University of Kuwait and part of Zayed University's start-up team (UAE). She is also a veteran of the first Gulf War, where she served as a medic-interpreter. Her poetry and translations have appeared or are forthcoming in Aldus Journal of Translation, Blackbird, KUDZU, Painted Bride Quarterly, Mizna, Pilgrimage, and sub/Terrain, among others.

Publications & Prizes

Raghead (New Issues Press, 2019)

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Arabic, English
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Last update: Oct 26, 2018