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Skidmore College
English Department

Hajar Hussaini

Hajar Hussaini

visiting assistant Professor

BS, Russell Sage College
MFA, University of Iowa

Office: Palamountain 322
Phone: (518) 580-5150

Curriculum Vitae

Teaching and Research Interests:

  • Poetry Writing
  • Creative Writing
  • Global Anglophone Literature
  • Postcolonial Literature
  • Literature of Witness
  • Persian Literature
  • Literature of Afghanistan


  • Disbound: Iowa. University of Iowa Press, 2022. Forthcoming, Fall 2022

Selected Publications:

  • “A Poetics of Abandonment,” Poetry Foundation’s Harriet Blog. May 2022.
  • “meta-variable,” Poetry Magazine. April 2022.
  • “proctoring,” The Margins—AAWW, Poetry Tuesday, March 2022.