Rana Bitar, MD, MFA
Author & Poet
Use tab to navigate through the menu items.
AUTHOR & POET
A Lesson in Drawing
By Nizar Qabbani | Rana Bitar | Robert Bensen
AGNI | Nizar Qabbani-Translated from Arabic by Rana Bitar with Robert Bensen
Bread, Hashish, and the Moon
The American Journal of Poetry | Nizar Qabbani-Translated from Arabic by Rana Bitar & Robert Bensen
I Love You to Lift Up the Sky
El Portal, Volume 79, Num 1, Spring 2021.SavoringFear
Illuminations - V36, Spring 2021Translated Poetry of Nizar Qabbani.
Illuminations made its first appearance in Columbia, South Carolina in 1982 under the editorship of Peter MacMillan. The issue featured...
The Deadly Writers Patrol #18. Spring 2021.Made in Vietnam.
The Nonconformist The Train Of Sorrowsby Nizar Qabbani
I take thousands of trains and I ride my tragedy I ride the cloud of my cigarette I carry in my only one suitcase the addresses of my...
The NonconformistStanding in Linesby Nizar Qabbani
I asked for some sunshine The policeman said, Stand in line, mister I asked for some ink to write my name They said, Stand in line I...
The Sextant ReviewIssue II - 2020Cinderella in Arabia
Beltway Poetry QuarterlyFall 2020 - Issue 21:4Viral Dream
Daddy’s face was our Central Park We ran on the banks of his mouth We sledded on the hill of his nose We made faces at ourselves in the...
DoveTalesA Writing for PeaceLiterary Journal of the ArtsSummer 2020, Issue IIIThe Shades of Bla
Nine minutes. Long enough for history to unfold before the eyes Long enough to squeeze forgetting out of collective sleepy lungs one...
The DewdropIsolation ShortsApril 5
Right now, millions of us over the planet are staying behind closed doors in unison, away from our jobs, activities and the people we...
Black Coffee ReviewApocalypse: Special IssueSelf-Quarantine
Isolation’s color bleeds into the hallways of my house to the street of my town, to the plazas and the bridges and the riverbanks and the...
Seeing Thingsan Anthology of PoetryRevelations | An Early Drive to Work | Crush | Letting Go
"We see things. And sometimes we SEE things. And some of us want, or are compelled, to make things we see into words, to pursue what the...
The PhoenixIssue 61, 2020Letting Go
Interested in getting your hands on the 61st issue of The Phoenix? Here's your chance! In lieu of a Launch Party release, copies for our...
The Charleston Anvil - Issue 9, Vo5No2 - Winter 2019
ISSUE 13 copies are from a limited printing and are hand numbered. ISSUE 13 also includes a digital PDF download of the issue. Source:...
The Magnolia Review - Volume 3, Issue 2, October 2017
Rana Bitar is a physician in the fields of hematology and oncology. She graduated from Aleppo University School of Medicine in 1990. A...
El Portal - Eastern New Mexico University's literary magazine.Vol 75. Num 2. Fall 2017
El Portal offers a unique venue for the original work of writers, artists, and photographers. Published biannually, El Portal is funded...
DoveTales, An International Journal of the Arts, “Refugees and the Displaced”
This 591 paged book features poetry, essays, fiction and art selected work from DoveTales over the years, as well as thoughtful and...
The Deadly Writers Patrol #11. This issue was dedicated to the original publisher, Howard "Doc" Sher
Featured authors & poets: FICTION: Doug Bradley, Tom Deits, Dale Eikmeier, Rick Larson, Bruce Meredith, Susan O'Neill, Steve Piotrowski,...
The Concrete Desert Review
Travelling and Exodus | 2 Published Poems by Rana Bitar| Issue Two
The Nonconformist, May 19, 2021 Rhapsodies of Seduction
I. Think Of Me Think of me Pull my face from behind the clock’s ticks and tocks. Look —in the blackness of my eyes— for a pillow to rest...