Books written by Walid Bitar

Divide and Rule

Coach House | June 12, 2012 | 72 pages
Acclaimed poet, mentored by John Ashbery, explores the West's violent collision with the Arab world.  More Info

Bastardi puri

Porcupines Quill | April 30, 2005 | 87 pages
Walid Bitar's poems read as if transmitted in softly staccato impulses from some remote time-warp in the tenth dimension. They crackle with the static of unique ciphers hurled over huge distances and we don't know at first whether they are entreaties or imprecations. Certain poems threaten, others... More Info