Ghareeb Iskander

Ghareeb Iskander (born in Baghdad 1966) is an Iraqi poet currently living in Baghdad and teaching Arabic Language at Imam Musa al Kadhim College. He has published numerous collections of poems including, most recently, Af’a Gilgamesh (Gilgamesh’s Snake) in 2012. A Chariot of Illusion, a selection of poems translated into english, was published in London in 2009. His critical work includes Semiotic Trends, a critical examination of Arabic Poetry, which was released in Cairo and Beirut.