MARCELA MALEK SULAK is the author of the chapbook Of All the Things That Don’t Exist, I Love You Best (Finishing Line Press, 2008). She has translated three book-length collections of poetry: Karel Hynek Macha’s May and Karel Jaromir Erben’s Bouquet, from the Czech (Twisted Spoon Press, 2005 & 2010) and Mutombo Nkulu-N’Sengha’s Bela-Wenda, from the French (Host Publications, 2009). Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in such journals as Fence, The Indiana Review, Drunken Boat, River Styx and The Notre Dame Review. She has lived and worked as a free-lance writer and instructor in Germany, the Czech Republic, Venezuela and Israel. She is an Assistant Professor of Literature at The American University in Washington, DC, where she teaches literary translation and world poetry. Her full-length collection of poetry, Immigrant, was recently released by Black Lawrence Press.
Contemporary Literature & Non-Fiction
“Sulak’s poems, laden with precise and exquisite images and transcribed with deft diction and prosodic command, confirm to us
that the heart is our deepest thinker, an immigrant displaying all her documents and remaining the indomitable keeper of our open secrets and secret joys.."
— Khaled Mattawa
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