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Lisa Suhair Majaj

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Nationality  Palestinian-American
Occupation  Poet, scholar

Name  Lisa Majaj
Role  Poet
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Born  1960 (age 54–55)Hawarden, Iowa, United States
Education  University of Michigan, American University of Beirut

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Lisa Suhair Majaj (born 1960) is a Palestinian-American poet and scholar. Born in Hawarden, Iowa, Majaj was raised in Jordan. She earned a B.A. in English literature from American University of Beirut and an M.A. in English Literature, an M.A. in American Culture and a PhD in American Culture from the University of Michigan. In 2001, she moved to Nicosia, Cyprus. Her poetry and essays have been widely published. In 2008, she was awarded the Del Sol Press Annual Poetry Prize for her poetry manuscript Geographies of Light. "In difficult times, poets and writers have always provided lifelines."


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  • Going Global: The Transnational Reception of Third World Women Writers (Garland, 2000)
  • Intersections: Gender, Nation and Community in Arab Women's Novels (Syracuse University Press, 2002)
  • These Words (chapbook, 2003)
  • Etel Adnan: Critical Essays on the Arab American Writer and Artist (McFarland Publishing, 2002)
  • Geographies of Light, 2009
  • References

    Lisa Suhair Majaj Wikipedia

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