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Khaled Mattawa
Portrait of Khaled Mattawa

Khaled Mattawa was born in Benghazi, Libya, and emigrated to the United States when he was a teenager. He later received his MFA from Indiana University, where he also taught creative writing and received the Academy of American Poets Award. His books include Ismailia Eclipse (Sheep Meadow, 1995) and Amorisco (Ausable, 2008). (updated 6/2010)

AGNI has published the following work:

Essays
Epic Temptations
AGNI 44 Print Only

AGNI has published the following translations:

Poetry
The Porcupine
By Saadi Youssef
Translated from the Arabic by Khaled Mattawa
AGNI 48 Print Only
Poetry
The Fence
By Saadi Youssef
Translated from the Arabic by Khaled Mattawa
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