Leila Chatti
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now available

Tunsiya/Amrikiya

This is one of the punchiest and powerful chapbooks to appear in recent years. Leila Chatti is someone to watch.
— Joy Harjo
 
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currently in residence as the inaugural

Anisfield-Wolf
Fellow

Leila is the inaugural Anisfield-Wolf Fellow in Writing and Publishing, supported by the Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards and Cleveland State University. She is on staff at the Cleveland State University Poetry Center and is involved in a number of poetry outreach projects in the Cleveland area, including Campus International High School, Lake Erie Correctional Institute, and others.

 
I marvel at Leila Chatti’s poems, their deceptive ease, their ‘calligraphy of smoke,’ their luminous concern with identity and self, love and family, her aesthetic command. Leila Chatti is a remarkable poet. Take notice.
— Fady Joudah
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Broadsides


 
 

Kalamazoo Book Arts

 

COSTURA

 
 
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Upcoming Events

 
Leila Chatti is a major star. We need her honest, compassionate voice so much, at this moment,
and everywhere.
— Naomi Shihab Nye
 
 
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