Threa Almontaser

Instructor & Writer
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Threa Almontaser is the author of the poetry collection, THE WILD FOX OF YEMEN (Graywolf Press) selected by Harryette Mullen for the 2020 Walt Whitman Award from The Academy of American Poets, shortlisted for the Brooklyn Library’s 7th Annual Literary Prize, and longlisted for the 2021 National Book Award. She is the recipient of awards from the Civitella Ranieri Foundation in Italy, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Fulbright program, and elsewhere. She earned her MFA and TESOL certification from North Carolina State University and is at work on her first novel. Photo credit: Yasmin Ali


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