This is a compilation of poetry, fiction, essays and drama confronting issues in Arab American writing.
"This ambitious, richly illustrated volume is both a celebration of an ethnic experience and a window through which to view Arab American literature still in its infancy. Although the brief introduction could have offered more historic and cultural background to an American audience largely ill informed about the Arab American community, this wonderful collection is recommended for all literature collections."—Library Journal
Khaled Mattawa, a 2014 MacArthur fellow, is associate professor Department of English Language and Literature at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. His work has won two Pushcart Prizes, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and awards from the Academy of American Poets, PEN, and NEA.
Munir Akash is a founding editor of Jusoor: The Arab American Journal of Cultural Exchange and coeditor of The Adam of Two Edens.