The Rift

Poetry Issue 14, Volume 1: Winter 2002-03

Ghassan Zaqtan

Ghassan Zaqtan was born in 1 954 in Beit Jala, near Bethlehem. He has published several collections of poetry, a novel and made two documentary films. He is editor-in-chief of al-Shua'ra quarterly, published by the House of Poetry in Ramallah where he lives.