Nathalie Handal

Nathalie Handal’s most recent books include the flash reportage collection The Republics (2015), about Haiti and the Dominican Republic, which Patricia Smith lauds as “one of the most inventive books by one of today’s most diverse writers”; the critically acclaimed Poet in Andalucía; and Love and Strange Horses, winner of the Independent Publisher Book Awards gold medal, and which The New York Times says is “a book that trembles with belonging (and longing).” A Lannan Foundation resident and recipient of the Alejo Zuloaga Order in Literature, among other honors, she is professor at Columbia University and writes “The City and the Writer” for WWB.