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Syracuse University, College of Arts and Sciences

Mosab Abu Toha

Mosab Abu Toha portrait

Graduate Student (ENG)

M.F.A. Student and Creative Writing Fellow (ENG)



401 Hall of Languages


Mosab Abu Toha is a Palestinian poet and writer from Gaza. A graduate in English language, he taught English at the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA) schools in Gaza 2016-2019, and is the founder of the Edward Said Public Library, Gaza's first English language library (now two branches).

In 2019-2020, Mosab became a Scholars-at-Risk fellow and a visiting poet at Harvard University, hosted by the Department of Comparative Literature. He is also a columnist for Arrowsmith Press.

Selected poems are published in Banipal 67 (Spring 2020).