Allison Blecker is pursuing a PhD in Arabic literature at Harvard University’s Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations Dept. She is also pursuing a secondary field in the Department of Comparative Literature.

She has a BA in Political Science and Middle Eastern Studies from New York University and an MA from the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University. Her dissertation, "Eco-Alterity: Environmental Writing in Postcolonial Arabic Literature", analyzes Arabic literary representations of the environment.

Contributor's Issues

Banipal 56 - Generation '56 (Summer 2016)

Banipal 36 - Literature in Yemen Today (2009)

Banipal 54 - ECHOES (Autumn/Winter 2015)

Banipal 46 - 80 New Poems (2013)

Banipal 41 - Celebrating Adonis (2011)

Banipal 42 - New Writing from the Emirates (2011)