Ghassan Zaqtan


Ghassan Zaqtan was born in 1954 near Bethlehem and lives in Ramallah. He has published several volumes of poetry and a novel, and his poetry has been translated in many journals and magazines. He has worked with the Palestinian resistance movement and was editor of Bayade, the literary magazine of the Palestine Liberation Organization. Currently, he is editor-in-chief of the quarterly poetry journal Al-Shou’ara.