Maged Zaher

Maged Zaher is the author of six books including a collaboration with Pam Brown, and a translation of contemporary Egyptian poetry. He is the recipient of the 2013 Genius Award in Literature from The Stranger. His new collection, The Consequences of my Body, is forthcoming in 2016 from Nightboat. He lives in Seattle.

Serial Poems

* There is no distance with God The broken glass of communism Travel again Into a sandstorm I heard death is kind… You need to keep up with its silence Is it okay to stay secular? Surprisingly the clouds And …

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in two hundred and fifty thousand years my sludge of waste might lose its poison but nothing’s set in stone except the joy and anguish of being here with one week to practice what we believe but can we sleep …

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