Farrah Sarafa

Poet, Fiction Writer, Creative Nonfiction Writer, Spoken Word Artist

New York, NY 10026

Author's Bio

Award-winning poet, Farrah's poems have been featured in various journals, anthologies, textbooks and magazines.  Professor of Literature and Modern Languages, she is proficient in French, Arabic, and Italian, and has a working knowledge of Spanish and Portuguese. She is the founder Fractyll Culture Magazine which focalizes the intersections of cultural pillars: Literature/Travel, Art/Fashion, Health/Dining, Race/Politics, Music/Film. Of Palestinian-Chaldean descent, race and ethnicity, occupation and war help shape her writing, as do her travels, relationships, and experiential encounters. 

Publications & Prizes

Journals:
Arabesques Review
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Ascent Aspirations Magazine
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Cerebration
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Frigg Magazine
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Litchfield Review
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mediterranean.nu
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Tablet
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Voices in Wartime
Prizes won: 

Marjorie Rappaport Competition

Annual Chistell Poetry Contest

SLS Summer Writing Scholarship and Grant

 

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
A.S. Byatt, Nathanial Hawthorne, D.H. Lawrence, Mahmud Darwish, Assia Djebar
What I'm reading now: 
Sexual Personae by Camille Paglia, the Sublime Engine: A Biography of the Human Heart by Stephen & Thomas Amidon MD, Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari, Altruism by Matthieu Ricard, Write Naked by Jennifer Probst

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Arab American
Fluent in: 
Arabic, English, French, Italian
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Last update: Jul 24, 2020