is a poet, critic, journalist and university professor, born in Lebanon in 1952. He has published nine poetry collections and holds a PhD in modern Arabic literature.

He is the editorial director of An-Nahar newspaper’s cultural supplement in Beirut, and teaches literary journalism and prose poetry at Saint Joseph University. Selected poems have been translated to French, Spanish, Italian and German, and published in anthologies and poetry magazines.

Contributor's Issues

Banipal 24 - Autumn 2005

Banipal 28 - Spring 2007

Banipal 74 - Celebrating Khalida Said and Modern Arabic Poetry (Summer 2022)

Banipal 40 - Libyan Fiction (2011)