Upcoming Events & Recent News

  • May 11, 6:00 pm Fifth Wednesday Journal Poetry Reading:
    Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S Woodlawn Ave, Chicago, IL

    Featuring Haki Madhubuti, Hedy Habra & George Kalamaras

  • June 16-19 RAWI+Mizna Sixth National Literary Gathering
    Open Book, 1011 Washington Ave S. Minneapolis, MN 55415

  • September 20, 10:30 am  Guest of Honor: Hedy Habra
    Book Discussion: Flying Carpets 
    Portage District Library, 300 Library Ln, Portage, MI 49002

Recent Hedy Habra News

  • April-June 2016: Hedy Habra: Guest Poetry Editor for Prime Number Magazine, a publication of Press 53. Submit & click here to read Habra’s three poems in issue 89!

  • Under Brushstrokes: Award-winning Finalist in the “Poetry” Category of the 2015 USA Best Book Award!

  • PUSHCART PRIZE NOMINATIONS FOR POETRY:
    World Literature Today nominated: “How Much of Yourself Remains Within the Walls of a Home” and “A Bird’s Song, Unraveled”
    Pirene’s Fountain nominated “Visiting my Mother in Montreal”

  • BEST OF THE NET NOMINATIONS FOR POETRY & SMALL FICTION:
    Change Seven Magazine nominated “Shipwrecked” from Under Brushstrokes
    Small fiction: Press 53 nominated “The Apple of Granada” from Under Brushstrokes

Meet Hedy

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Hedy Habra is a poet and essayist, of Lebanese origin, born and raised in Heliopolis, Egypt. She teaches Spanish at Western Michigan University where she obtained her Ph.D. in Spanish Literature. Her creative writing and critical studies have appeared in numerous literary magazines.

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