Middle East Studies

Fady Joudah


Dr. Fady Joudah is a Palestinian American physician, poet, and translator. He is the author of five collections of poetry: The Earth in the Attic (2008), Alight (2013), Textu (2014), Footnotes in the Order of Disappearance (2018), and, most recently, Tethered to the Stars. He has translated several collections of poetry from the Arabic and is the co-editor and co-founder of the Etel Adnan Poetry Prize. He was a winner of the Yale Series of Younger Poets competition in 2007 and has received the Arab American Book Award, a PEN award, a Banipal/Times Literary Supplement prize from the UK, the Griffin Poetry Prize, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. He is an Editor-at-Large for Milkweed Editions.