is Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing at Hollins
University in Roanoke,
She is the author of Letters from Cairo, a travel memoir, (Syracuse
University Press, 2007), Egyptian Compass, a collection of poetry, (Custom
Words, 2006), and the co-editor of Dinarzad's Children: An Anthology of
Contemporary Arab American Fiction (University
of Arkansas Press, 2009). Her new collection of short stories, The
Time Between Places, is forthcoming from the University
of Arkansas Press (fall 2010). She is author of Egyptian Compass and Letters from Cairo. Her work has appeared in a variety of
journals and anthologies, including Mizna, Phoebe, Borderlands,
The Poetry of Arab Women, Post-Gibran: Anthology of New Arab
American Writing, Cultural Activisms, and The Space Between Our
Footsteps. She received her Ph.D.
from Binghamton University.
Kaldas was born in Egypt
and immigrated with her parents to the United
States at the age of eight in 1969.
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