Marian Haddad

Creative Nonfiction Writer, Poet

3711 Medical Drive Suite #1511
San Antonio, TX 78229
Phone: 
(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 & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction

Anthologies:
Fast Break to Line Break: Poets on the Art of Basketball (Michigan University Press, 2012)
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The Good Writer's Kit (Hampton-Brown, 2007)
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Pride of Place: A Contemporary Anthology of Texas Nature Writing (University of North Texas Press, 2006)
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Scheherazade's Legacy: Arab & Arab American Women on Writing (Praeger Publishers, 2004)
Journals:
Dark Horses
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Pecan Grove Review
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Sukoon Magazine
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Texas Observer

Poetry

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

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Arab American, Christian
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
Arabic
Born in: 
El Paso
Raised in: 
El Paso, TX
Texas
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Last update: Jul 16, 2015