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Lena Khalaf Tuffaha: Winter 2018 Guest Editor

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Please join us in welcoming our Winter 2018 guest editor, Lena Khalaf Tuffaha.  She will join the team in reading submissions through March.

January – March, 2018: Lena Khalaf Tuffaha (author of “Fragment“)

Lena Khalaf Tuffaha is an American poet of Palestinian, Syrian, and Jordanian heritage. Her first book of poems, Water & Salt, is published by Red Hen Press. Her chapbook, Arab In Newsland, won the 2016 Two Sylvias Prize. Her essays and poems have been published in journals including Kenyon Review Online, World Literature Today, Alaska Quarterly Review, Black Warrior Review, Massachusetts Review, The Rumpus, and Sukoon. She earned her MFA at the Rainier Writing Workshop at Pacific Lutheran University. She is a proud member of RAWI (the Radius of Arab American Writers) and she currently serves as Poet-in-Residence at Open Books: A Poem Emporium in Seattle.

Future Guest Editors:

Spring, 2018: Miller Oberman (author of “Morning Pastoral“)

Former Guest Editors:

Fall 2017: Willie X. Lin (author of “To You and For You“)

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