Published Translations


From Old Arabic to English

Al-Khansāʾ. "Be Generous My Eyes." Y'alla: A Texan Journal of Middle Eastern Literature (Issue #2), August 2022.

---. "Two Poems." Consequence, Fall 2022. [Forthcoming.]

From Classical Arabic to English

Al-Maʿarrī, Abū al-ʿAlāʾ. "An excerpt from The Unnecessary Necessities" in "On Abū al-ʿAlāʾ al-Maʿarrī, or What It Means to Be Blind and Vegan during the Islamic Middle Ages." Modern Poetry in Translation (The Fingers of Our Souls: The Bodies Focus), 2022 vol. 1. pp. 57-63. [Republished online here and here]

---. "Two Poems from The Unnecessary Necessities." The Massachusetts Review, 2022. [Forthcoming]

Kushājim, Abū al-Fatḥ. "Elegising a Handkerchief." Emerging Literary Translators Anthology. National Centre for Writing, 2022. Pp. 18-21.

---. "Four Gastronomic Poems." Ancient Exchanges (Diversions), Fall 2021.

---. "On Beeswax Candles" in "January Translation Challenge: Kushājim." ArabLit, 2022.

---. "On a Miswak." Y'alla: A Texan Journal of Middle Eastern Literature (Issue #2), August 2022.

---. "On the Oud: Three Selected Poems." ArabLit Quarterly (The Song), Spring 2021 vol. 4 no. 1. pp. 6-13. Republished online on Medievalists as "The Oud: 'Never short of melodious song'," Feb. 2022.

From Modern Standard Arabic to English


Abu Saleh, Emad. "Three selected poems by Sargon Boulus Award-Winning Emad Abu Saleh." ArabLit, 2020.

---. "Two Poems." ArabLit Quarterly (Dreams), Winter 2020 vol. 3 no. 4. pp. 6-9.

Al-Nu'umani, Shamisa. "I Will Love Myself." Sekka Magazine (The Creative Giants), Winter 2022 vol. 5 no. 24. pp. 191-3.

Al-Saifi, Aisha. "I am a Woman from Oman." Uploaded by Aisha Al Saifi, 15 Nov. 2021, [Celebratory video ahead of Oman's 51st National Day.]

---. "Son of the Mountains, Daughter of the Prairies." Sekka Magazine (The Creative Giants), Winter 2022 vol. 5 no. 24. pp. 199-201. [Find an online excerpt here.]

Dunqul, Amal. "The Book of Exodus." Jadaliyya, 2021.

Iskander, Ghareeb. "Great Perplexity." ArabLit, 2021.

---. "Isthmus of the Wind." Eurolitkrant, 2021.

Kheir-Beik, Kamal. "Two Poems." ArabLit, 2021.

From Colloquial Egyptian Arabic to English

Jahin, Salah. "Cigarette Ash." ArabLit, 2021.

From English to Modern Standard Arabic

Elhillo, Safia. "Five Selected Poems." Romman Magazine, 2020.

Lorde, Audre. "Three Poems." Jadaliyya, 2021.

Meeropol, Abel and Billie Holiday. "Strange Fruit". 1939. Egyptian Researchers, 2020.



From Modern Standard Arabic to English

Abdullah, Yahia al-Tahir. "Death in Three Portraits." ArabLit Quarterly (Folk), Winter 2021 vol. 4 no. 4. pp. 76-8. [Republished online here.]

Al-Sahlawi, Amal. "Who Could Ever Surpass a Strong Woman?Sekka Magazine (Womanhood), Spring 2022 vol. 6 no. 25 pp. 180-2. [Find an online excerpt here.]

Al-Taweel, Fadwa. "The Family Assembly." Sekka Magazine (Womanhood), Spring 2022 vol. 6 no. 25 pp. 186-9.

From Colloquial Egyptian Arabic to English

Al-Asaker, Maha. "A Trap Called the Body." Sekka Magazine (Womanhood), Spring 2022 vol. no. pp. 156-9.

From English to Egyptian Colloquial Arabic

Roberts, Lucinda Parker. Lucy's Liver Transplant: A Story about Organ Donation. Amazon KDP, 2020.​


Critical Essays:

From English to Modern Standard Arabic

Abu Sneineh, Mustafa. "Plague and Poetry: How Middle East Authors Have Written about Disease." Egyptian Researchers, 2020.


Benaissa, ​Salwa. "The Feminist Novel Is on the Rise in the Arab Gulf: An Interview With Mona Kareem." Egyptian Researchers, 2020.

Busbridge, Rachel. "Does Reading Frantz Fanon Matter? Encountering Black Lives through Anti-racist Literature." Egyptian Researchers, 2020.

Hanna, Sameh Fekry. "Hamlet Lives and Sings in Arabic: Is That What Shakespeare Really Meant?Egyptian Researchers, 2020.

Harlitz-Kern, Erika. "What Happens When Women Translate the Classics." Egyptian Researchers, 2020.

McCrum, Robert. "The 100 Best Nonfiction Books: No. 11 – North by Seamus Heaney (1975)." Boring Books, 2022.

Mounzer, Lina. "Apocalypse now: Why Arab Authors are Really Writing about the End of the World." Egyptian Researchers, 2020. 

Qualey, Marcia Lynx and Ghareeb Iskander. "Reading T. S. Eliot in Arabic: A Talk with Ghareeb Iskander." Turjoman, 2020.

--- and Shalim M. Hussain. "Off London Book Fair: A Talk with Shalim M. Hussain [podcast]." Egyptian Researchers, 2020.