Fady Joudah is the author of four collections of poetry. His first, The Earth in the Attic, won the Yale Series for Younger Poets in 2007. He has also published several volumes of Arabic poetry in translation. He has received a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Grifin Poetry Prize, a PEN USA translation prize, a Pushcart and two Best American Poetry publications. He is a practicing physician of internal medicine in Houston, TX.