Upcoming Events & Recent News

October 12th, Thursday, 7:00 pm  Immigrant to Neighbor: Journeying Through Hope and Fear.
A Reading & Panel Discussion. Western Michigan University, Bernhardt Center (Brown & Gold Room) 1903 W. Michigan Ave.00001


October 19th Thursday 10:30-12:00 a.m. Interartistic Dialogue Between Visual Poetry and Visual Art. Round Table Q&A /Book Signing 12:00-1:30.
Guest Speaker: Paradise Valley Community College. Interdisciplinary Series.  18401 N. 32nd Street. Phoenix, AZ. Puma Press Room (KSC 2200) 2nd floor, Kranitz Student Center


Recent Hedy Habra News!

Live Encounters Magazine, October Issue: Hedy Habra-Mandala

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:
Peacock Journal: Beauty First
nominated “Deeper Than Tattoo”
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
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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