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Author: Farid Matuk

Farid Matuk is the author of THIS ISA NICE NEIGHBORHOOD (Letter Machine Editions, 2010) and MY DAUGHTER LA CHOLA (Ahsahta Press, 2013). THIS ISA NICE NEIGHBORHOOD was awarded an Honorable Mention in the 2011 Arab American Book Awards, named a finalist for the Norma Farber First Book Award by the Poetry Society of America, and chosen by Geoffrey G. O'Brien for inclusion in the Poetry Society of America's New American Poets series. MY DAUGHTER LA CHOLA was named among the best books of 2013 by John Keene for The Volta and by Nick Twemlow for the Poetry Foundation. It was also recognized with an &Now Award for innovative writing and an Honorable Mention in the 2014 Arab American Book Awards. Matuk serves on the poetry editorial team at Fence and teaches creative writing at the University of Arizona.

My Daughter La Chola
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My Daughter La Chola

Ahsahta Press

Poetry. "My daughter," the text tells us, "my daughter": among crises economic and personal, the histories and documents of atrocities, the missing limbs and mummified ears, the Golden Girls and the construction and questioning of genders, Matuk mak...

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This Isa Nice Neighborhood
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This Isa Nice Neighborhood

Letter Machine Editions

Poetry. Can identity be pliant and penetrable? Can the speech act be one of attention over intention, can play and fluidity open onto an ethic? THIS ISA NICE NEIGHBORHOOD, Farid Matuk's first full-length collection, says yes. Yes to the rejection of...

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