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Recent Hedy Habra News!

 

Thrilled that Hispanic Journal has just accepted my literary criticism article, “Ecos y resonancias de Borges en Barthes,” for publication (forthcoming 2018-2019)!


Honored that Peacock Journal nominated my poem, “Or Do Memories Go Through Our Children Like Thread Through A Needle,”  as one of their 2018 Best of the Net selections!


Thrilled that The Mantle nominated my poem “Or What Does a Tree Know About Aging” for the 2018 Best of the Net Anthology!


Delighted that Riggwelter has just published my ekphrastic poem, “Or How Did You Think She’d Rehearse Her Own Flight?”


Delighted to have 4 poems in the MockingHeart Review!


LEVURE LITTÉRAIRE 15, featuring 3 poems by Hedy Habra amongst 270 international artists and writers.


Under Brushstrokes featured on Snowflakes in a Blizzard!
Thanks to Darrel Laurent for the challenging interview!


Honored to be featured by ArabAmerica as one of 10 Remarkable Women in Arab American Prose


Delighted to see my Chinese Ink painting, “Black Rooster,” on the cover of Revisiones


Review of Fifth Wednesday Journal Special Immigration Issue by Leah Brundige–Hedy Habra co-editor


Thrilled that my poem, “The House in Aleppo that I Would Never Get to See,” was nominated by Fifth Wednesday Journal for a Pushcart Prize!


Grateful to Aeolian Harp Series: Anthology of Poetry Folios Vol 3 (Glass Lyre Press) for nominating my poem, “The Taste of the Earth,” for a 2017 Pushcart Prize!


Honored that my poem, “The Dust of Legends,” was nominated for a 2017 Pushcart Prize by Blue Lyra Review!


Live Encounters: October Issue: Hedy Habra ‘Mandala Series’


LEVURE LITTÉRAIRE 13 with 245 international authors and artists!
 Read Hedy’s 3 poems in Levure Littéraire 13 and 3 poems in Levure Littéraire 10


Review of Mundos alternos y artísticos en Vargas Llosa by Jorge Chen Sham. Revista de Filología y Lingüística de la Universidad de Costa Rica 43, 1 (2017): 190-93


Sonora Review “Focal Ekphrastic: An Interview with Hedy Habra”


Valparaiso Poetry Review “The Keyhole,” by Hedy Habra


Hedy Habra “My Sacred Space, My Sacred Place, Chris Rice  Cooper Blog Art & Humanity Framed in the Photo Feature Story


May 2017 Blue Heron Review Featured Author Hedy Habra


Review of Under Brushstrokes in Solstice: A Magazine of Diverse Voices! Thanks to Lisa Sullivan for her insightful reading and to Editor, Ben Berman.

Review of Shuler’s Fearsome Foursome Event  in Cultured GR, by Natalie Tomlin.

Review of Under Brushstrokes in Blue Fifth Review! “The Liquid Sentence in Hedy Habra’s Under Brushstrokes.” Thanks to Virginia Bell for her wonderful insights and to eds. Sam Rasnake and Bill Yarrow!

Review of Under Brushstrokes in Life and Legends. Thanks to Connie Post for her sensitive and intuitive reading and for Kalpna Singh-Chitnis for including it!

Review of Under Brushstrokes in Al Jadid Magazine Vol 21 No 72. “Hedy Habra’s Finely Woven World of Words.” Grateful to Mark Grimes for his great exegesis and for Elie Chelala for publishing it!


Publication of Habra’s critical essay “Modalidades de la imaginación erótica de Conversación en La Catedral a Los cuadernos de don Rigoberto” in Antípodas : Todo es literatura. Everything is Literature: Estudios Críticos sobre Mario Vargas Llosa IV. 2017, Roy Boland, Editor.


Linden Lane Magazine Spring 2017 features two of my paintings and five poems in Spanish. PortadaSpringVol36#12017


PUSHCART PRIZE NOMINATIONS FOR POETRY:
2016 Peacock Journal: Beauty First
nominated “Deeper Than Tattoo”
2016 World Literature Today nominated: “How Much of Yourself Remains Within the Walls of a Home” and “A Bird’s Song, Unraveled”
2016 Pirene’s Fountain nominated “Visiting my Mother in Montreal”


BEST OF THE NET NOMINATIONS FOR POETRY & SMALL FICTION:
2016 Change Seven Magazine 
nominated “Shipwrecked” from Under Brushstrokes
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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